Thursday, 29 November 2012

"Terminators" Listed As One of Four Greatest Threats to Humanity by Cambridge University

The military-industrial complex and their partners in the Congressional "drone caucus" are reaping big profits from machine warfare. The rapid increase in computing power at a reduced cost is making a full-spectrum drone surveillance and weapons grid a very real possibility.

Most disturbing is that this war-matrix is projected to have the capability to make decisions independent of human review, despite Pentagon assurances that this will never be the case.

It is this autonomous decision making without accountability, as well as the theoretical self-propagation of robots coupled with AI computer interface systems, that is drawing the most concern

Other serious human-made threats I can imagine are out-of-control Genetically Modified organisms - viruses and/or bacteria that literally consume biological material willy nilly or a widespread nuclear catastrophe - such as we presently face with the continued radiological releases from Fukushima.

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[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, November 29th, 2012.]

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