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January 14, 2019


DARPA Wants to Build Conscious Robots Using Insect Brains

(Thanks to DaninDallas)


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This would be an upgrade for Washington

Reminds me of that movie Runaway (1984), with Gene Simmons and Tom Selleck

I, for one, welcome our new insect/robot overlords.

Squirrels. Can we somehow also incorporate squirrels?

Wasn't this a Star Trek: Enterprise episode?

^^ Spoiler (a dozen years later): It ended with them blowing the thing up, and it began reassembling itself after they left. Not a good sign.

They need to make it mandatory to view The Terminator at scientist school.

So we'll end up with Volkswagens flying around us trying to suck our blood when we're on camping trips ?

The beta tests should be loads of fun.

I was in Lowes yesterday and thought I saw a sign that said "Brains." It actually said "Drains." I was evidently not sufficiently conscious. If I can do that, beware of robots with OCR.

Remember. DARPA brought us the internet. Look how that ended up.

Who's DARPA?

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military.

Note to all DARPA scientists:

When sending anyone named Igor to find insect brains for indestructible killer robots, it is very important they do NOT steal any brains labeled 'Abby Normal'.

Fly girl?

I don`t know who DARPA is, but the idea sounds crazy.

Lizard brains are the goal. Baby steps.

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