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# 214000 23-Apr-2017 13:57
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Two interesting articles have popped up this week:


What Does Apple Want With Satellites?


3 Reasons Apple May Be Interested In Satellites


Apple is already building their own range of central processors. ('A' series)


They are investing in AI technology; Apple Publishes Its First Artificial Intelligence Paper.


They already have colossal computing & storage server farms.


Owning their own group of satellites, well that just rounds it all out.


Where next >> take the leap and you can see where this could lead to >>> Skynet built by Cyberdyne Systems and the Terminator using an advanced series of Apple CPU's.






Anyone else got some scary future tech stories?

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  # 1769246 23-Apr-2017 14:51
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Everyone is doing it. Seen Terminator Genisys? Essentially the good guys must stop Cortana going live and achieving consciousness and then control over everything. No really, they carry Microsoft phone and everything in the movie. : ).

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  # 1769312 23-Apr-2017 19:00
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Apple wants satellites. Google owns Boston Dynamics.
Let me think, which one am I more afraid of becoming Skynet...

Yep, definitely the one with working autonomous vehicles and a military research company.

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  # 1769387 23-Apr-2017 21:34
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Pfffft I want my hover car.

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  # 1769520 24-Apr-2017 09:31
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WOW now this is Déjà vu Scary Future Tech


Did anybody watch 60 minutes USA Sunday night on Prime:


"New generation of drones set to revolutionize warfare: Autonomous drones are being called the biggest thing in military technology since the nuclear bomb. David Martin reports." (article also has the video)


They, the USA military, say the kill order will still be a human decision, mmmm till the drones get a virus. Now where did I get that idea from? Skynet built by Cyberdyne Systems


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  # 1769528 24-Apr-2017 10:00
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How much AI research is actually going towards creating artifical sentience? Pretty much everything I hear about is self learning, not the same thing as self awareness.

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  # 1769564 24-Apr-2017 10:37
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There is a far greater threat, a family of devices so innocent looking but they are so evil. These innocuous looking devices have gained a foot hold in nearly every office, store and in many many homes. They sit there quietly setting the nets and planning their evil deeds and few realise the threat that maybe sitting just meters from them.


I am talking about printers and the most evil of this army is the HP printers

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