Nuts & Bolts

Fed up with your body? Forget about changing, just trade it in. Upgrade to a better model with guaranteed durability. Feeling stupid? Upload your mind to a machine and avail of our special AI introductory offer. These could be the commercials of the not so distant future but there will be planned obsolescence, faulty fixtures…Read more Nuts & Bolts

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Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

It made my blood boil, yesterday, when I came across a Facebook thread of people joking facetiously about the future implications of AI and robot technology so I've decided to repost this article from The Guardian by Samuel Gibbs   An Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block…Read more Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

AUTOMATIC

  They were fixed in their ways, indeed liked things to be just as they were even when nothing ever reached those standards, no matter how they tried and strived. So they bought one of those new service bots that could buy and cook better than they could ever imagine. Automatic.

Elon Musk: We Need Universal Income Because Robots Will Steal All the Jobs

Spacentrepreneur Elon Musk thinks we’ll eventually need a basic universal income because of “automation.”“People will have time to do other things, more complex things, more interesting things,” he told CNBC. “Certainly more leisure time. And then we gotta figure how we integrate with a world and future with a vast AI.” - Eve Peyser, GIZMODO…Read more Elon Musk: We Need Universal Income Because Robots Will Steal All the Jobs

James Lovelock: ‘Before the end of this century, robots will have taken over’

Fracking is great, the green movement is a religion, his dire predictions about climate change were nonsense – and robots don’t mind the heat, so what does it matter? At 97, the creator of Gaia theory is as mischievous and subversive as ever ‘I’m not sure the whole thing isn’t crazy, this climate change’ ……Read more James Lovelock: ‘Before the end of this century, robots will have taken over’