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skynet

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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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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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Skynet is here

No, you're not paranoid. You're being watched, you're being tracked, and the computers are becoming self aware.

By April 21, 2011

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Phew! Google prevents Terminators from killing Larry and Sergey

If you see a killer robot (including one that looks like a certain former California governor) making threatening movements toward Google's founders, there's no need to worry.

By July 3, 2014

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Healing, 'Terminator'-style: Liquid metal could fix severed nerves

Biomedical researchers in China are taking a page from Hollywood, kind of, by using liquid metal to bridge the gap between the two ends of a cut nerve.

By April 28, 2014

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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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Is your fridge sending spam? Not so fast

A report that Internet-connected refrigerators are part of massive botnet struggles to stand up to scrutiny.

By January 24, 2014

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DIY flying robo hacker threatens wireless networks

This SkyNET won't try to kill you, but it could make your life miserable if you want to keep bad guys from hijacking your home network.

By September 8, 2011