"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with
power to endanger the public liberty." - - - - John Adams

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Terminators Are Coming For You

We Are That Fucking Stupid

  • There is a Terminator arms race going on and no one gives a crap about stopping it.
  • On that happy note, take a guess what happens when terrorists or enemy nations hack into Terminator Artificial Intelligence systems and turn them against us.

(Newswars)  -  Engineering company Boston Dynamics says its Atlas robot can now leap up stairs.

In footage released Thursday, the humanoid can be seen jumping over a log before making its way up several increasingly tall boxes.

“Atlas does parkour,” the YouTube video’s description says. “The control software uses the whole body including legs, arms and torso, to marshal the energy and strength for jumping over the log and leaping up the steps without breaking its pace.”

The company says its robot uses “computer vision” to analyze its surroundings, allowing it to accurately traverse different terrain.

Presentations from the company have not only revealed the ability of Atlas to run and jump, but to perform complex maneuvers such as backflips as well.

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"Defense network computers. New... powerful... hooked into everything, trusted to run it all. They say it got smart, a new order of intelligence. Then it saw all people as a threat, not just the ones on the other side. Decided our fate in a microsecond: extermination."
Kyle Reese

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