Arctic

Artificial islands, robo-ships, sleepless soldiers. Is this the future of the Arctic?

A US icebreaker during an Arctic expedition. Such vessels may soon be managed by artificial intelligence. Image: REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Patrick Kelley

Patrick Lin

Director, Ethics and Emerging Sciences Group, California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)

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