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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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'Terminator: Genisys' absolutely will not stop, even when it probably should

Review: Arnie did say he'd be back -- but he's the best thing in this disappointing remix of the 1984 classic.

By July 1, 2015

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Darth Vader, the Terminator could win US presidential election today

Data from recent polls finds big-time fictional villains are viewed more favorably than the actual candidates hoping to lead the free world.

By June 9, 2015

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Google AI could be my new wife, steal my job -- and I'm nervous

Commentary: A Google AI expert says computers capable of having relationships aren't far off, but the idea of machines with common sense has CNET's Eric Mack feeling disposable.

By May 26, 2015

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Bill Gates is worried about artificial intelligence too

Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO is the latest luminary from the world of technology and science to warn against the threat of smart machines.

By January 28, 2015

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Drones for Good offers a cool million to lifesaving, forest-replanting, landmine-hunting UAVs

An international competition will reward people with ideas for unmanned aerial vehicles that make the world a better place.

By January 26, 2015

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What the CraveCast lost and found in space

November was a whirl of space news, and on this month's show we couldn't get enough of epic sexy math, Twitter's contribution to world space programs and the truth about ancient Mars.

By November 20, 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