Robots are, at this moment, swimming across the Pacific Ocean. I’m not sure how this figures into their plans for world domination.
So what happens when the Big Bad Blog watches scientists?
Scientists who are watching babies.
Babies who are watching robots.
Infants categorize interactive humanoid robots as a kind of human being.
Somebody got paid for that. I hope they had to work overtime.
Very little puts a smile on my face like this quote from a Thatcher aide:
Lady Thatcher will not be seeing Sarah Palin. That would be belittling for Margaret. Sarah Palin is nuts.
Almost as funny is the insane right wing hand wringing that followed.
Welcoming our Robot Overlords just became a bit easier, as Swiss scientists have demonstrated that robots can evolve to become altruistic. Of course, there is no guarantee that said altruism will extend to their meat-sack-slaves, but we can always hope.