Pentagon chiefs fear Terminator could come true with advanced robot weapons wiping out humanity

Robotic weapons have become so advanced that top military experts in the US fear the plot of the sci-fi film ‘Terminator’ could come true. Huge technological leaps forward in drones, artificial intelligence and autonomous weapon systems must be addressed before humanity is driven to extinction by mechanical overlords like in the 1984 Arnold Schwarzenegger classic, according to Pentagon chiefs. Air Force General Paul Selva, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the US Defense Department, said so-called thinking weapons could lead to: “Robotic systems to do lethal harm… a Terminator without a conscience.” When asked about robotic weapons able to make their own decisions, he said: “Our job is to defeat the enemy” but “it is governed by law and by convention.” Read More TriStar Pictures Is…


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