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  • August 19, 2015
    This is a video of Boston Dynamics highlighting and discussing the latest improvements in their family of killer robots. First they talk about Spot, the quadroped robot with an arm for a head that can open doors, then they show off Atlas, their humanoid robot, who's now runnin... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2015
    Come on -- you can kick harder than that! What is this, an 8-and-under kickball league? This is a video from the apocalypse-hurrying jerks at Carnegie Mellon's Biorobotics Lab of a hexapod spider bot with modified robot snakes for legs. You know, because you can never pack ... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2014
    The UN is currently discussing a potential ban of robots that can kill autonomously. GOOD. The last thing we need is a bunch of robots killing all willy-nilly because they had a bad day at the sprocket factory. Honestly, no robot should even have the power to kill. Only God... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2013
    In agreement with last year's announcement by Human Rights Watch, an initiative created by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots (an actual organization I didn't start myself) urges policy makers to ban the development and use of autonomous robots that can kill without human inter... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2012
    The Human Rights Watch has just issued a 50-page report titled 'Losing Humanity: The Case Against Killer Robots' that urges governments to ban the development of fully autonomous robots designed to kill. A one page addendum to the report written by yours truly adds, "Just ban ... / Continue →