Power-crazed robot ‘will become US President by 2028’ – and we’re not talking about Donald Trump

If you thought the current crop of public servants was robotic, just wait until you hear about the next generation of prefab politicians. A robotics expert and “transhuman evangelist” has predicted that a machine will be governing the United States of America by 2028. In an astonishing warning, the American campaigner claimed the next presidential election would be fought by an advanced artificial intelligence such as Watson, IBM’s mega-intelligent supercomputer. “Historically, one of the big problems with leaders is that they are selfish mammals,” Zoltan Istvan, leader of the Transhumanist Party, told Newsweek . “An artificial intelligence president could be truly altruistic. It wouldn’t be susceptible to lobbyists, special interest groups or personal desires. “I think in 2020 you will see a field emerge with competing AI robots for president,…


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