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So no electricity no modern human conveniences.
Basically humanity returns to the pre industrial era.
Where is the target for this magic 50 caliber bullet?
Your combatant would be for all intents and purposes invisible and hydra like with a level of intelligence unimaginable to the likes of us mere humans.
No it wont because there are rather a lot of transmission towers nevermind the rest of the mediums that could be utilised in way we cannot even imagine but the AI could.
Robots have been replacing manual human labor for years eventually they will indeed superseded us as our manual workforce regarding most of the job we still perform.
the AI would simply purge or rewrite its own code so as to neutralize any malevolence said virus code contains.
If you are a linesman then you will know that turning off the national grid is almost an impossibility
If we can shield against EMP attack then it would also devise a means to circumventing such a weakness.
originally posted by: pikestaff
I suppose there is some computer firm building a PC with a built in pistol or rifle, so it can murder humans, it also has arms so it can reload said weapon, and legs so it can go down to the gunstore and demand more ammunition, hopefully the gunstore owner is quick enough to pump some .50 rounds into the offending PC.
yet access to data and computational power far exceeding what our own brains can accomplish or store it may evolve in ways we cannot yet hope to imagine and at speeds we could not hope to match.