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Real Autonomous Terminator’s By 2020
The Defense Department is working on autonomous, self-governing armed robots designed to find and destroy targets completely on their own -- and the plan is to have them deployed by 2020.
Many people are timid when discussing military robots, and justifiably so. While most of the robots are meant to perform tasks that are simply too dull, dirty or dangerous to warrant the risk of human life (for instance, MULE robots or robots that dispose of IEDs), most of the mainstream media attention is geared towards the robots with guns. And that’s when the references to Skynet come rolling in.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a research and development organization for the Department of Defense, aims to "maintain the technological superiority of the U.S military." It seeks to accomplish this goal by developing robots, lasers, spacecraft, and other awesome futuristic weapons of annihilation. It also apparently has no desire to heed the warnings of the 'Matrix' or 'Terminator' movies.
According to The Register, the group's latest design, the Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR), is a pilot-less, steam-powered drone. Designed for long-range missions, it refuels itself by devouring any fossil fuels or biological matter in its path. While DARPA mentions using refuse such as apple cores for fuel, it's difficult to imagine these things not being used to harvest people as an energy source.
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
reply to post by Soshh
Interesting graphics... May I please ask where they are from. Looks like some type of video game to me, please correct me if I am wrong. I would like to believe those were real, but looks too good to be true.
It's all about dehumanizing humanity - starting with corporate "personhood" and moving on from there. Check this out, Amazing Human-Like Robots...Creepy and Fascinating! *Video*. S&F