Keep us up at NightCNET 100: The ones that keep us up at night
These trends make us want to cover our eyes and plug our ears and sing "La, la, la."
What's worse than fighting the enemy? Fighting the enemy's Terminator-style robot soldier. Boston Dynamics is developing the Petman robot, an anthropomorphic bot designed to test chemical protection clothing used by the U.S. Army. But given its ability to move "dynamically like a real person," it shouldn't be hard to take it to the next step and embed a weapon in its "arm." Already satellite-guided robot drones are being used to conduct air strikes, but are sometimes killing innocent people instead of intended targets.