TERMINATED Professor Stephen Hawking says ‘rogue robots’ threaten future of humanity

Legendary British physicist issues yet another nightmarish warning about an imminent apocalypse The human species could be brutally finished off by “rogue” robots which are too strong for us to defeat. That’s the latest warning from the physicist and noted doom-monger Professor Stephen Hawking. The legendary boffin is one of the most prominent critics of the unrestrained development of artificial intelligence, because he fears super-smart machines could end up turning on their human creators and sending us the way of the dodo. The Terminator films helped create a fear of killer robots “I don’t think advances in artificial intelligence will necessarily be benign,” he said during an appearance on the Larry King show. A robot war is likely to erupt when they reach a point in development called the singularity, when their intellect matches that of a…


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