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5 reasons why we should all be fearful of killer robots

Oct. 30, 2015

One professor says that robot armies are only a few years away.

Here's a Halloween-themed question for our readers: What is your greatest fear? Monsters? Masked killers? Clowns? One very real fear is killer robots. When you think of killer robots, you probably imagine armies of armed Terminators, but the reality will be much cruder and much sooner than you think.

Toby Walsh, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of New South Wales, wrote a terrifying article for CNN hypothesizing a dystopian future of a killer robot arms race. Want to be scared? Read the full article here.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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