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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Jul 2018 10:45 a.m. PST

"One of the most common genesis of future wars in science fiction is involving a conflict between the flesh and the metal; the humans and the robot. While a war against our iPhones, Xboxs, and Honda's ASIMO robot seems unlikely today, will the human race one day regret the invention of intelligent machines? Will that day began and end in mushroom clouds, or the rise of the machines murdering their fleshy meatbag masters? Most sci-fi creators think so, and with the continued computerization of our society and military, the end could be fast approaching. So, in the continuing series of What Will We Fight Over, here is the robot apocalypse. On a personal note, I always believed in my 1980's childhood that the machines would rise up. So, to get in the right mood for this blogpost, I listened to a ton of Retro New Wave/Synthwave music.

What is an Robot Apocalypse?

This type of future war can take several scenarios, depending on the level of sophistication of the robots and/or AI technology. But at the heart of the "revolt of the robots" is simply that the intelligent machines that serve us arrival at a common conclusion: kill the humans. This conflict can be the result of a bug, hackers, or just they are tired of our Bleeped text Certainly, sci-fi projects nuclear wars, heavily armed cyborgs sweeping the streets clear of the fleshy ones, and armed drones attacking from above…"
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28mm Fanatik04 Jul 2018 12:57 p.m. PST

Read 'Robopocalypse' and 'Robogenesis' to find out. I'm reading the latter right now.

Zephyr104 Jul 2018 1:59 p.m. PST

I've got a garage full of scrap metal & vacuum tubes, so I'll be a prime target of a robot attack…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2018 10:36 a.m. PST



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