When the Metal Ones Decide To Come For You... And They Will...

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A predator drone could go berzerk.

The future is now.

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When they grab you in their cold metal claws, you won't be able to escape. Because they are strong. And made of metal.

@1: Actually, that was a movie, and it was a stealth plane:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stealth_(fi…
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On a similar note, god bless you Google, for giving me exactly what I wanted when I typed in "bad movie, sentient jets."
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I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords.
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'[...]advanced technology could be a threat when computers start to direct resources towards their own goals, at the expense of human concerns like environmental sustainability.'

Can the Kochs pass the Turing test?

Merry Christmas from Chiron Beta Prime!
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> when computers start to direct resources towards their own goals, at the expense of human concerns like environmental sustainability.

By that definition, humans have already been more of a threat than robots could ever hope to be.
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The laws of Robotics ensure none of this will happen. Duh.
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@7 except, and I know this from personal experience, none of the robots have the 7 laws embedded in them.
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The only way this could come about is if misanthropic coders wrote their programming. Nope, don't see THAT happening.
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No, they won't.

Anyone welcoming "new robotic overlords" now should be considered capitulators and traitors, and should be exterminated tout de suite!
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*points at treacle @10*

There he is masters! Get him!

*collects extra ration of gruel*
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@9 http://lesswrong.com/lw/ld/the_hidden_co…

The only way this could happen is if we fail to solve the wish problem.