Thursday, April 30, 2009

All Hail Our Robot Masters

Posted By on Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 7:41 PM

Hank Stephenson interviews Daniel Carrillo, a junior at Pueblo Magnet High School and president of a team that's built an award-winning robot, this week. Carrillo brushed off the notion that his robot might one day destroy humanity:


Are you worried about your robot becoming self-aware and taking over the world?

With ours, I'm not too afraid of that, because they don't have any artificial intelligence; it's us telling it what to do. It goes on what we tell it.

But isn't that just what you'd expect him to say, if indeed the robot was planning to enslave all of us?

Cue the Onion News Network:


In The Know: Are We Giving The Robots That Run Our Society Too Much Power?

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