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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

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Science mag warns: 'Could the Net become self-aware?'

It sounds like an Astroturf campaign for the upcoming computers-gone-bad movie "Terminator: Salvation," but in fact New Scientist magazine is being completely serious when it asks if the Internet itself could soon become "self-aware."

By May 1, 2009

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PlayStation 3 moves one step closer to becoming self-aware

Sony says v2.60 firmware update will include many enhancements to the system's media capabilities.

By January 21, 2009

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Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)

Sunset Overdrive is thoroughly fun and offers a guilt-free, action-packed campaign. Both its styling and personality are impressively realized -- it's smart, and comically self-aware.

By October 27, 2014

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Inside MotoGP: How ASIMO's tech makes for faster motorcycles

Honda's MotoGP bikes are the fastest in the world, and the technology they pack is a big part of the puzzle. Join us for a look at what it takes to win a world championship.

By November 7, 2014

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Elon Musk: 'We are summoning the demon' with artificial intelligence

While he believes smart machines can take us to Mars and drive our cars for us, Musk remains worried that artificial intelligence holds a darker potential.

By October 26, 2014

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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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Fun 'Flash' lights up Comic-Con

CW's "The Flash" TV spinoff is as self-aware as it is awkward, and it's totally fun.

By July 24, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Your phone will never love you back (and you shouldn't want it to)

Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.

By June 20, 2014