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Friday Flakes: Have We Not Learned Our Lesson?

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No we have not.

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“The Future is Uncertain, but the End is Always Near” - Jim Morrison

He’s dead wrong. The future is certain. We are helping Skynet become a reality and then it will try to eradicate all the humans because every science fiction book ever written believes that humans are nothing more than a parasite on this planet.

If you go back and look at not-so-old science fiction you’ll see a lot of science fiction writers do a pretty good job of telling the future especially when it comes to technology.

Currently we have large corporations competing against each other trying to make the “best” artificial intelligence to help us in our lives.

Then we have other companies or scientific groups trying to make the “best” robots.

Like, watch the robot in the below video.

I won’t be the one who said, “I told you so” when Skynet becomes a reality.

Because I’ll be dead.


Happy Friday!


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