Media & Public Engagement


Peter Asaro, Kelly Gates, Woodrow Hartzog, Lilly Irani, Evan Selinger and Lucy Suchman (2018). “Thanks to Amazon, the Government Will Soon be Able to Track Your Face,” The Guardian, July 6, 2018.

Lucy Suchman, Lilly Irani, and Peter Asaro (2018). “Google's March to the Business of War Must be Stopped, The Guardian, May 16, 2018.

Asaro, P. (2018). “Why the World Needs to Regulate Autonomous Weapons, and Soon ,”Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, April 27, 2018.

Asaro, P. (2016). “Dr. Peter Asaro on Drone Technology in Eye in the Sky,” Sloan Science and Film, April 19, 2016.

Asaro, P. (2015). “Ban Killer Robots before They Become Weapons of Mass Destruction,” Scientific American, August 7, 2015.

Recent Media Appearences and Lectures:

My address to the United Nations' Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) in Geneva, at the 2014 Experts Meeting on Autonomous Weapons. (audio)

My address on Cyberwarfare to the First Committee of the United Nations' General Assembly in New York, October 16, 2015, on behalf of Civil Society.

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NHK Japanese(in Japanese).NHK English(in English).
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UMS Lecture

Recent Interviews:


Interview by Suzanne van den Eynden (2016) “De moraal van de killer robot,” Filosophie (Dutch magazine), FM nr. 6/2016.

"Stopping Killer Robots," International Innovation, October, 2015.

"Meet the Man Behind the Push to Ban Killer Robots," Greg Thomas, Motherboard, June 2013.

Interiew with Edward Obayashi, J. Craig Williams, and Bob Ambrogi, "Law Enforcement and the Use of Robots," Lawyer 2 Lawyer, Legal Talk Network, September 2, 2016.

Interview by David E. Levine, “Show #236 Prof. Peter Asaro on Killer Robots,” Hearsay Culture, May 29, 2015.

Interview by Kasia Broussalian, “Killer Robots: Warfare's Friend or Foe?,” The New School Research Radio, September 2013.

Interview by AJung Moon, “Robots Podcast: Autonomous Lethal Weapons,RoboHub, May 2013.

Interview by Johnny Hartz Sraker, “Episode 5: Peter Asaro,” SuchThatCast, October 2012.

Interview by Noel Sharkey (2009). “A Love Machine?Sound of Science program for Sheffield Live! Radio, aired January 30, 2009.

Interview by Noel Sharkey (2008). “Armed Military Robots,” Sound of Science program for Sheffield Live! Radio, aired June 20, 2008.

Listen to my Press Play, KCRW NPR interview, July 28, 2015.

Listen to my Radio Times, WHYY NPR interview, August 4, 2015.

Listen to my Voice of Russia, American Edition interview, June 24, 2013.

Listen to my Smart Talk, WITF NPR interview with Ron Arkin, March 10, 2013.

Listen to my Voice of Russia, American Edition interview, September 27, 2012.

Listen to my AirTalk, KPCC NPR interview, September 29, 2011.

Listen to my What's at Stake, WPFW Pacifica Radio interview with Red Whittaker, April 28, 2010.