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A step closer to Skynet
« on: May 09, 2024, 11:47:16 AM »



Quick, call Kristi Noem.  She'll know what to do.
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Re: A step closer to Skynet
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2024, 07:46:34 PM »
"Require human oversight to fire."  At least until the robot uprising......
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Re: A step closer to Skynet
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2024, 09:24:50 PM »
"Require human oversight to fire."  At least until the robot uprising......
It won't be a guy standing with it.  It will be someone remote who is detached. 
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Re: A step closer to Skynet
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2024, 12:00:15 AM »
It won't be a guy standing with it.  It will be someone remote who is detached. 

Similar to the drones that require "oversight".

Unmanned drones in the air providing top cover and general area recon, with robot dogs on the ground, both controlled by someone sitting on a ship just off shore. 

Does that mean no more "boots on the ground"?

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Re: A step closer to Skynet
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2024, 08:05:35 AM »


Quick, call Kristi Noem.  She'll know what to do.

Wife said almost exactly that.  (It's pretty obvious.)
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Re: A step closer to Skynet
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2024, 09:38:47 AM »
Always had issues with sci fi films and book showing infantry in the future as really no more than today's infantry with some sort of futuristic rifle. I always figured in the not too distance future humans will really just be easy meat targets with robot "infantry" with them having an extreme advantage with far better senors and reflexes. A robot soldier could detect and fire long before your wet computer could even process the info.
Scary yes, but that's where we're headed.
F. Herbert took care of that issue in Dune in keeping humans relevant in warfare by AI being banned in the Dune universe but only after a war had occurred between humans and AI.
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Re: A step closer to Skynet
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2024, 09:47:16 AM »
I always figured in the not too distance future humans will really just be easy meat targets with robot "infantry" having an extreme advantage in having far better senors and reflexes.

Probably have better armor and better redundancy as well.
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Re: A step closer to Skynet
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2024, 06:58:35 PM »
Maybe movies like "The Terminator", "Matrix", and "Minority Report" aren't that unlikely anymore.  ;/  >:D
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