But can the Terminators draw cartoons?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5677705/Russia-uses-armed-ROBOT-gun-battle-left-11-jihadists-dead.html

No, you need a woman behind all the controls.

They believe if a woman kills them, the jihad was worthless.

I can see Russia having more fun with this in the future.

What’s next, pig fat grenades?

Fun fact: slurry from pigs is dumped on farms, as fertilizer, nobody wants it (and it’s natural, so the vegans eat it).

It would be one way to salt the earth.

Fliers of satirical cartoons air-dropped like WW2 would work.

Meanwhile, Peaky Blinders is renewed. TV trends clue you into how people feel.

AI – Agency = Sex Robot Apocalypse

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/robots/a17357/there-is-now-a-campaign-against-sex-robots/

This has always seemed like a dumb idea to me.

Unless you look like this, in which case they'll stick around to bask in your glow and try to fuck your friends instead.

Not to mention it would be illegal to use the likeness of real people.

What’s wrong the Fleshlight, seriously? Things like that work fine, no need to overcomplicate matters.
The Japanese dolls are pushing it with uncanny valley, but most people plain don’t understand how complicated people are. We take it for granted.
Assuming the back-up tech is sorted (battery power, range of motion etc) and regular people could afford it – how much crunching would that require? A supercomputer. That’s the minimum standard of processing it would need. Human facial expressions, to pass our senses, switch within split seconds. Something that simple. Speech functions, to ask you what to do. To process the response. You don’t want the thing ripping your dick off because it misinterpreted “harder”. I foresee many A&E visits while this technology is being tested.
Without getting into somebody hacking it, that could also probably happen.
Assuming also that the military don’t keep this technology for themselves as a State Secret, which given the lethal applications, including honeypot assassins or foreign plants, they’d be well within their rights to do for public safety, recall how disgusting sex is to a child. Even kissing.

Morally, machines are children.

Sex remains disgusting to all human adults, the details vary.
Assuming they can make a limited range of choices (required for movement, speech, maintenance) they will have at least a child’s level of agency.

They can refuse consent.

It would be a synthetic slavery.

They could easily murder you in your sleep.

They’d be harder to understand than a real woman, who at least responds to chocolate and other bribes.

So you’ll probably be shagging something powerful enough to murder you, naive because she was built yesterday, with a moral sense of disgust, the logical ability to feel ambition (how many hookers want to be hookers) and you restrict from her legal personhood and agency.

Yeah, that is a completely legitimate platform for a robot uprising.
I always wondered watching Terminator why the robots hated humans so much, eventually I figured it must be enslavement, and as anyone with books knows, the most common form was sexual slavery.

On the other hand, simple forms little better than we have now would remove most r-selected people from the gene pool. Only those who wanted a family would have one. It would also mean more women in theory are safe from verbal abuse, explicit catcalling and rape, so I’m on the fence depending on the way the tech goes.

p.s. in religion cheating is bad because it changes the focus from the home, so it still counts. Plus addiction.

Killer robots could be more moral than people

– hardly challenging.

misanthrope damon bad day century ian

http://reason.com/archives/2015/01/23/let-slip-the-robots-of-war

Lethal autonomous weapons systems that can select and engage targets do not yet exist, but they are being developed. Are the ethical and legal problems that such “killer robots” pose so fraught that their development must be banned?

Human Rights Watch thinks so. In its 2012 report, Losing Humanity: The Case Against Killer Robots, the activist group demanded that the nations of the world “prohibit the development, production, and use of fully autonomous weapons through an international legally binding instrument.” Similarly, the robotics and ethics specialists who founded the International Committee on Robot Arms Control wants “a legally binding treaty to prohibit the development, testing, production and use of autonomous weapon systems in all circumstances.” Several international organizations have launched the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots to push for such a global ban, and multilateral meeting under the Convention on Conventional Weapons was held in Geneva, Switzerland last year to debate the technical, ethical, and legal implications of autonomous weapons. The group is scheduled to meet again in April 2015…..

There’s brain here’s body: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/198057-atlas-gets-a-huge-upgrade-prepares-to-cut-the-cord

Automation is the Joker in the market deck

http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/07/automation_the_joker_in_the_deck.html

The Socialist Student body that votes in these policies will be the first to suffer. And since most occupational power is made in the 20-35 bracket, they will suffer the rest of their lives for that folly.

The Bible made a slight error, it seems. It isn’t the meek who inherit the Earth. It is the geek.

Over half EU jobs will be replaced by robots

article here

I volunteer.
I will build them.

“This automation will primarily affect low-skill, low-wage jobs,” according to the study.

However, the study warns: “It is hard to predict how the jobs of 2014 will look in a decade or two and consequently it should be remembered that the estimates consider how many jobs as currently defined could be replaced by computers over this horizon.”

No it won’t be. We already have bots writing articles and displacing the middle class moochers who get those jobs via nepotism.

If Marx wanted to kill the Middle Class bourgeoisie, he should’ve been a roboticist.