articles tagged: killer robots
could video games train their players for war?
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could video games train their players for war?

Using video games and realistic virtual simulations to train soldiers has been a sci-fi trope for many years. Experts are wondering if it could soon become a reality.

dissecting the sentient robots of modern sci-fi
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dissecting the sentient robots of modern sci-fi

In order to make their cinematic universe work, the creators of The Matrix had to make their robots invulnerable. In reality, they wouldn't have won the war against humans.

attack of the giant killer robots from uruguay
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attack of the giant killer robots from uruguay

Far be it from me to offer design advice to giant killer robot builders, but that's exactly what I'm going to do.

oops, had this thing set to kill all humans…
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oops, had this thing set to kill all humans…

We're inching closer and closer to armies of killer robots ready to do out bidding. Their code better be up to par.

visions of a digital doomsday
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visions of a digital doomsday

Its extremely unlikely that Terminator's Skynet, or a system like it, would become a reality. At least not on purpose...

when our killer robots attack
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when our killer robots attack

The wars of the future will be fought by robots, but instead of lowering the cost of war, they might make wars bloodier and more common.

ok, who unplugged the matrix?
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ok, who unplugged the matrix?

In case of robotic overlords, be sure to unplug them. Although you might not actually have to...