The Winds of Robowar: Countdown to the AI Takeover

Are the robots really planning to take over? If so, how will they do it? Phil and Stephen use current news stories to show how the plan may already be unfolding!

Step 1: They get inside our heads.

The most popular trends in cognitive computing

IBM Watson-based cognitive computing is being adopted by more and more businesses for a wide variety of applications
Step 2: They take our jobs.

Building robot McDonald’s staff ‘cheaper’ than hiring workers on minimum wage

A former McDonald’s CEO warned that robots will take over staff jobs at the fast food empire – because it’s cheaper than employing humans.
Step 3: They make us depend on them.

What Are We Gonna Do With All The People Who Are Automated Out of Work?

 

Step 4: They get armed

The LOCUST Is Coming: Navy Launches Swarms of Tiny Drones

Drone swarms will change the face of modern warfare

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