The fear of a robot uprising, machines taking over the planet, an artificial intelligence waging war on humans is a recurring theme in popular culture such as the “Terminator” series pictured above.
Now researchers of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk will conduct a study of the dangers posed by biotechnology, artificial life, nanotechnology and climate change.
The BBC reports:
[...] scientists said that to dismiss concerns of a potential robot uprising would be “dangerous”.
Read more at www.bbc.co.uk.