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Skynet

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Elon Musk worries Skynet is only five years off

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO voices fears that artificial intelligence could become dangerous by the end of the decade.

By November 19, 2014

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Don't battle the Terminator T-800, own one

"​Terminator: Genisys" is out, and so, soon, will be a life-size Terminator T-800 endoskeleton bust. Because nothing says shabby Skynet chic like a killer robot on the fireplace mantle.

By July 5, 2015

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The Terminator goes on vacation in this animation, but he'll be back

When he's not hunting or protecting Sarah Connor, how does the Terminator relax? By going on vacation to Hawaii on Skynet Airlines, of course.

By June 29, 2015

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There are now more gadgets on Earth than people

Humanity has reached a milestone on our journey toward the inevitable confrontation with Skynet. For the first time ever, there are now more active mobile devices on planet Earth than people.

By October 6, 2014

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SkyNET flying hacker attacks wi-fi, humanity

Modders have turned a Parrot A.R.Drone into a flying hacker for wi-fi networks. Scared? You should be.

By September 10, 2011

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Now Skynet can tell when you fake a smile

System developed by MIT researchers can tell the difference between smiles of delight and frustration. It may help in autism therapy.

By May 24, 2012

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Liquidmetal and Apple's path to becoming Skynet

Rumors that Apple will use an alloy with sci-fi characteristics in the next iPhone are like an energy drink for a paranoid imagination.

By April 20, 2012

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Fleshless robot baby would do Skynet proud

Engineers and tinkerers, it seems, never tire of creating horrific human simulacra in robot baby form. This one squirms like the Terminatorish nightmare it aspires to be.

By January 22, 2012

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Be afraid: DARPA unveils Terminator-like Atlas robot

Atlas looks like the prototype for a future robot infantryman, and it can tackle rough terrain and carry human tools. Can you say "Skynet"?

By July 11, 2013

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9 gadgets that should never become self-aware

Skynet doesn't keep Crave's Eric Mack up at night, but the prospect of a Roomba that can match his wit sure does. Here's why, plus eight more technologies he'd rather would just keep playing dumb.

By July 11, 2013