‘Slaughterbots’ — A Short Sci-Fi Film That Warns The Danger Of Autonomous Weapons
A few years back, I wrote about how those sentinel robots in The Matrix trilogy could soon be a thing of reality. They act like birds or schools of fish move together flawlessly, except that the robots in this short sci-fi films, and the simulation of these robots. If enough of these robots gang together with instructions to KILL ALL HUMANS, we could be powerless to stop them all.
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“Let’s watch what happens when the weapons make the decisions,” the CEO says, as the bot executes a number of people on the massive screen behind him. “Now trust me, these are all bad guys.”
The film shows the situation get exponentially worse. What’s scary that the technology to do all this is available now. So close all your windows, and have a look at the film Slaughterbots below.
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