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# robot says yes
'Humans Need Not Apply': Is this a sign of the future?
The Science Gallery will be looking at a post-work world…
# skynet
It's happened... robots have become self-aware
Don’t worry, at least they’re small.
# Rise of the Machines
Volvo's new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans
The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.
# impending doom
Watching Google's new robot dog get kicked is oddly unsettling
‘Spot’, the latest four-legged robot from Google-owned Boston Dynamics, is able to regain its balance after being kicked or shoved.
# Rise of the Machines
'Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045'
It won’t be like The Terminator, but it won’t be good.
# apocalypse now?
Happy Holy... Terminator Judgement Day?
Today – 21 April 2011 – is foretold to be the day the machines rise against humans. Or maybe not.