Ducks, dorks and deviants: Wackiest stories of 200...
Can it be that the Terminator movies were right and robots will consume the Earth? Seems that's what one researcher has concluded. We are beginning to [[xref:http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~noel/Future%20robot%20policing%20report%20Final.doc|see]] the first steps towards an international robot arms race. Currently there is always a human in the loop to decide on the use of lethal force. However, this is set to change with the US giving priority to autonomous weapons - robots that will decide on where, when and who to kill.
Ducks, dorks and deviants: Wackiest stories of 2008