Tuesday, November 14, 2006

ACTUAL Killbots

A while ago I posted a joke book cover I made called "Programming Killbots."
http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/7770/427/1600/programming-killbots.jpg

Now it turns out we have a real killbot. A robot that can see people, issue a warning, then automatically gun them down.
http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/11/14/0132216&from=rss

Watch the video here:
http://www.newlaunches.com/archives/samsung_develops_machine_gun_sentry_robot_costs_200k.php

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Please put down your weapon. You have 20 seconds to comply."
Anybody else seen Robocop? That scene is not exactly an argument against armed AI-controlled robots, but will come vividly to the mind of anyone who's seen it whenever the subject comes up...

Anonymous said...

Daniel

Jim Davies said...

There's also now a preybot:
http://blogs.zdnet.com/emergingtech/?p=385