The Western Lines

July 15, 2010

Real Terminator Robots

Robots that think, move like humans and fight our wars. Imagine a world where Real Terminator Robots really exist and have abrogated Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics.



At leading universities and covert government labs, robots are now being developed in man’s image; cyborgs with superhuman strength, machines that may eventually be able to make decisions, even kill on their own. But will these very robots designed to protect us ultimately turn on their masters?



Today on Discovery Enterprise we present another episode of the highly acclaimed series “That’s Impossible” – Real Terminators narrated by Jonathan Frakes. According to the show’s producers these nightmarish possibilities may very well be just on the horizon.

That’s Impossible – Real Terminators

http://www.youtube.com/p/0EF996712EEE8BCF&hl=en_GB&fs=1

June 1, 2010

Michio Kaku’s Visions of The Future – The Intelligence Revolution

Our newspaper headlines, with each passing day, sound more and more like the opening sentences of a Sci Fi novel. Scientists have just announced the creation the first artificial life form. Can artificial intelligence be very far off on humanity’s horizon?


Today on Discovery Enterprise we present the opening installment of an exciting three part documentary series entitled “Visions of the Future” hosted by Michio Kaku. In this first episode Dr. Kaku explains how artificial intelligence will revolutionize homes, workplaces and lifestyles, and how virtual worlds will become so realistic that they will rival the physical world.

Robots with human-level intelligence may finally become a reality, and in the ultimate stage of mastery, we’ll even be able to merge our minds with machine intelligence.
Michio Kaku’s Visions of The Future – The Intelligence Revolution

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=80785608139596344

October 25, 2009

Cynthia Breazeal’s Personal Robots

Filed under: Alex Michael Bonnici,Cynthia Breazeal,Personal Robots,Robotics,Robots — ralphbuttigieg @ 7:05 am

Today on Discovery Enterprise we explore developments in personal robotics. Cynthia Breazeal’s eminently charming and huggable creatures appear to have stepped out of Santa’s North Pole workshop. But Breazeal wants you to know that her robots are attempts to create socially intelligent machines “whose behaviors are governed not just by physics but by having a mind,” and which might someday collaborate with humans in critical interactions.


Cynthia Breazeal’s Personal Robots

http://mitworld.mit.edu/flash/player/Main.swf?host=cp58255.edgefcs.net&flv=mitw-01027-alumni-tech-day-2008-breazeal-robots-07jun2008&preview=http://mitworld.mit.edu//uploads/mitwstill-01027-alumni-tech-day-2008-breazeal-robots-07jun2008.jpg

June 1, 2009

Where’s My Robot

Filed under: Alex Michael Bonnici,Artifical Inteligence,Robotics,Robots — ralphbuttigieg @ 7:01 am

Nothing highlights the stupendous marvels of the human brain and mind then when we try to replicate them in computers and robots. In today’s video feature “Where’s My Robot” we follow British filmmaker, comedian, writer and presenter Danny Wallace in his quest to find a robot that walks and talks like him. But, the question remains – will it think like him and be self aware?

Where’s My Robot

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