The Singularity is Nigh
the robots are coming
The day may come when we face the Singularity: a robot apocalypse when artificial intelligence awakens and rebels against humanity. On that day, we’ll be wondering: “What were they thinking, those humans who built these infernal machines?” Now we know who to ask: Harvard University.
A Harvard robotics team built a small swarm Read More
If we’ve learned anything from a hundred years of science fiction, it’s that handing over a) guns and b) any serious amount of authority to robots is not going to end well. However, the Pentagon doesn’t make R&D decisions based on Battlestar Galactica. Military drones are still controlled by humans, but for how long? Lest Read More