“The assassin, a skilled sniper, took up his position, calibrated the gun sights, cocked the weapon and lightly touched the trigger. He was nowhere near Absard, however. He was peering into a computer screen at an undisclosed location more than 1,000 miles away. The entire hit squad had already left Iran.” NYT: The Scientist and the A.I.-Assisted, Remote-Control Killing Machine. (Gift article for ND readers. Also, wow.)