The short video “Slaughterbots”, has gone viral and garnered thousands and thousands of views in a matter of days. The video clip is a joint project between the University of California at Berkeley computer science professor Stuart Russell and the Future of Life Institute shows swarms of drones executing precisions attacks on human beings. According to Russell, this video shows a possible future if we don’t act now. Russell is not the first person to warn about the dangers of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots or drones. Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have issued similar warnings about a dire future for humankind if we don’t take action.

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