WASHINGTON, DC – It’s like something from a sci-fi movie – killer robots. Believe it or not, the United Nations is actually considering the possibility of what could happen if robots suddenly got a mind of their own.
It sounds crazy, but robotic technology is advancing to levels that look like the stuff we see on the big screen. Humans already use robotic technology in drone strikes against terrorists, but the key there is that humans are the ones actually controlling it.
But some robots are already so advanced, they can climb stairs and detected and even avoid obstacles. Officials say it’s only a matter of time before they’ll be out on the battlefield.
Google is even doing some tests. They’re working on an artificial brain that’s capable of teaching itself without the help of humans.
All of this is making the United Nations consider what could happen if robots suddenly got a mind of their own.