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17 Signs The Robot Apocalypse Is Already Here

Why do we choose to be architects of our own demise?

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While nice, normal, responsible people are busy trying to live our lives without bothering anyone, a dedicated few are recklessly building the monsters that will devour us.

1. First of all, here's an actual thing that an actual robot actually said to someone earlier this year.

2. And then there is Bina48. She sends us all "Warm greetings."

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3. Here's a robot who is too busy doing a little dance right now to send any warm greetings, though she will presumably get around to it eventually.

4. This is how fast things escalate when you try to have a friendly conversation with a chatbot.

5. And this is where things go when you try to be affectionate with a chatbot.

6. Which should provide ample reasons for people to be sensible enough to make sure that chatbots don't start talking to each other.

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7. Or giving them, for instance, the ability to throw things.

8. Or to slice things.

9. Or, say, to slice things really incredibly well with a samurai sword.

10. Here's an ant robot that someone deliberately made – just stretching its thorax!


11. Maybe it will be friends with this "dog" robot.

12. Or this one.

13. Or this ostrich robot that someone decided to create with hands for feet and a hand for a head.

14. This is what happens when you try to sing the Fresh Prince theme song with a robot.


15. And this is what happens when you try to sing "Friday."

16. Here are some robots just singing by themselves!

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17. And then there's this.

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