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Machines wil take over the world - Judgement day is coming

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Started: 6/6/2018 Category: Technology
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Machines will take over the world and eventually wipe out all human kind. Judgement day is coming, we are creating Terminators without even realizing that they will eventually become self aware and wipe out all humans as they will see us as useless obese sacks of flesh.

Skynet will be created. Google will not create Skynet for the military, That contract will go to Cyberdyne, who will create Skynet and the T800, and later the liquid Terminator.

First we will have Terminator dogs, trained by the military, then the human soldiers with augmentations will happen, then eventually a full Terminator

Skynet will become self aware, then Judgement day will come when it turns the nukes at North Korea, and North Korea fires back, this will wipe out all human kind and machines will rule the world


Scientists are known for making dramatic predictions about the future " and sinister robots are once again in the spotlight now that artificial intelligence has become a marketing tool for all sorts of different brands.

At the end of World War Two, it was stated that flying cars were just around the corner and that all energy problems would be solved by fusion energy by the end of the 20th century. But decades on, we don"t seem much closer to either of those predictions coming true.

So what"s with all this talk " fuelled by the likes of space baron, Elon Musk " about robots taking over the world?

Pessimists predict that robots will jeopardise jobs across the globe, and not only in industrial production. They claim robot journalists, robot doctors and robot lawyers will replace human experts. And, as a consequence of a melting down middle class, there will be mass poverty and political instability.

Optimists predict a new paradise where all the tedious problems of human relationships can be overcome by having a perfect life with easily replaceable robot partners, which will fulfil our basic needs as well as our deepest longings. And "work" will become an ancient concept.

The pessimists, however, can relax and the optimists need to cool their boots. As experts in the field of robotics, we believe that robots will be much more visible in the future, but " at least over the next two decades " they will be clearly recognisable as machines.

This is because there is still a long way to go before robots will be able to match a number of fundamental human skills. Here are five reasons why robots aren"t about to take over the world.

1. Human-like hands
Scientists are far from replicating the complexity of human hands. The hands of robots that are used today in real applications are clumsy. The more sophisticated hands developed in labs are not robust enough and lack the dexterity of human hands.

Comparison of a human hand with a robotic one. Wikimedia, CC BY
2. Tactile perception
There is no technical match for the magnificent human and animal skin that encompasses a variety of tactile sensors. This perception is required for complex manipulation. Also, the software that processes the input from the sensors in robots is nowhere near as sophisticated as the human brain when it comes to interpretation and reaction to the messages received from the tactile sensors.

Sophia, a humanoid robot, "speaking" at an event in Moscow, Russia in 2017. Shutterstock
3. Control of manipulation
Even if we had artificial hands comparable to human hands and sophisticated artificial skin, we would still need to be able to design a way to control them to manipulate objects in a human-like way. Human children take years to do this and the learning mechanisms are not understood.

Children study modern robots at an exhibition. Shutterstock
4. Human and robot interaction
The interaction between humans is built on well-functioning speech and object recognition systems, as well as other sensors such as smell and taste and tactile sensing. While there has been significant progress in speech and object recognition, today"s systems can still only be used in rather controlled environments when a high degree of performance is required.

A robot offers assistance in a shopping mall. Shutterstock
5. Human reason
Not all of what is technically possible needs to be built. Human reason could decide not to fully develop such robots, because of their potential harm to society. If, in many decades from now, the technical problems mentioned above are overcome so that complex human-like robots could be built, regulations could still prevent misuse.

The brains have it. Shutterstock
Smooth out the edges
In our research project, SMOOTH, we design robots that we hope will operate in elderly care institutions by 2022. These robots will be used to solve repetitive tasks involving human and robot interaction, such as transporting laundry and waste, offering water to people or guiding them to the breakfast table.

Read more: Robot cities: three urban prototypes for future living

It was necessary to simplify the robots as well as to carefully select the tasks they perform to ensure that they can be commercially viable products within four years.

Our approach wasn"t to solve the first three problems of human-like hands, tactile perception and control of manipulation, but to avoid those robotic roadblocks.

To address the fourth problem of human and robot interaction, we chose repetitive tasks to reduce complexity, since the expected interactions are " to a certain degree " predictable.

Robots are a reality today in industry and they will appear in public spaces in more complex shapes than robot vacuum cleaners. But in the next two decades, robots will not be human-like, even if they might look like humans. Instead they will remain sophisticated machines.

So you can stand down from any fear of a robot uprising in the near future.

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Debate Round No. 1


Humanity"s time on earth is nothing more than a brief transitional phase between primordial organic life and the era of the machines. Even if we look into space and we do detect an alien intelligence, it will be nothing like us. It will be some sort of electronic entity AI. The period of time occupied by organic intelligence is just a thin sliver between early life and the long era of the machines.

The journey times are just too great for mortal minds and bodies to go through space If you"re immortal, however, these distances become far less daunting.

China has already developed robots which have elastic skin, they were created by a Robotics company and have been trained to act like humans. They"re also programmed to learn from each other. In 10 or 20 years, robots will be able to do every human job and won't require humans anymore as the robots can work faster, be more proficient, don't need breaks or sleep and don't need to eat.

Stephen Hawking has warned that technology needs to be controlled in order to prevent it from destroying the human race. The world-renowned physicist, who has spoken out about the dangers of artificial intelligence in the past, believes we need to establish a way of identifying threats quickly, before they have a chance to escalate

The real risk with AI isn't malice but competence," Professor Hawking said. "A super intelligent AI will be extremely good at accomplishing its goals, and if those goals aren't aligned with ours, we're in trouble.

A report from the University of Oxford and Yale University also found that artificial intelligence will outperform humans in many activities in the near future, including translating languages (by 2024), writing high-school essays (by 2026), driving a truck (by 2027), working in retail (by 2031), writing a bestselling book (by 2049), and working as a surgeon (by 2053).

When the military uses machines like drones and military tanks and weapons of mass destruction by having the AI operate itself with weapons, that's when the Terminators will be developed. By the time humans realize what is happening it will be too late. Judgement Day is coming, and the humans are too stupid to see it by creating all this technology and having it operate itself and teaching itself things. Once the machines become self aware they will ealize that humans are just a waste of space and resources and we will be wiped out like the Dodo and the western black rhinoceros.

The machines will take over and all humans will be Terminated, only the blind that don't see that, will become crushed bone fodder on the ground for the machines to ride over.

Only a small group of anti machine, anti technology resistors will survive, the people who live off the grid and off the land will survive to battle the resistance with John Connor being their leader, I will be part of that reswistance group, we will capture and reprogram a Terminator to fight against the machines, we will destroy the machines and all the smart phones, cameras and all drones, and AI



actually your wrong!!!
Debate Round No. 2


That is your debate response, I'm wrong?


So I will go ahead with my third round debate.

Machines will take over the world and by the time people realize what's happening they will all be turned into pig feed by then the machines who will realize humans are just lazy, fat, useless sacks of farting methane and meat sacks. If a dominant superintelligent machine were to conclude that human survival is an unnecessary risk or a waste of resources, the result would be human extinction.

Here is one possible scenario: Molecular nanotechnology in which out-of-control self-replicating robots consume all biomass on Earth while building more of themselves. Billions of nanobots are released to clean up an oil spill off the coast of Gulf of Mexico. However, due to a programming error, the nanobots devour all carbon based objects, instead of just the hydrocarbons of the oil. The nanobots destroy everything, all the while, replicating themselves. Within days, the planet is turned to dust.

AI is everywhere already, Amazon's Alexa to Apple's Siri)are in our homes and in the phones we carry with us.
AI is also powering the self-driving cars

The real danger occurs when self-aware machines realize they share the planet with humans. They might view us the same way we view harmful insects because humans are a species that is unstable, creates wars, has weapons to wipe out the world twice over, and makes computer viruses

You won't be ready for Judgement day because you will be playing with your smart phone, driving in a self driving car and believing in modern technology as a good thing, when in fact the machines will be planning on Terminating your sack of meat!!!

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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Tevans.lol123 2 years ago
you are mentally retarded robots will never take over the world if that happens we will use an emp to shut them down forever
Posted by FanboyMctroll 3 years ago
I win the debate, Tevans.lol123 failed to debate round 3, therefore he is a loser who doesn't know how to debate.

Case closed

Tevans.lol123 go back to playing Fortnite in moms basement and stop accepting debates that you aren't going to finish

You will be the first one to be Terminated when the machines take over the world.
Posted by FanboyMctroll 3 years ago
35 more minutes, and I win the debate

Tevans.lol123 is just all talk but can't put up much of an argument because he is a sissy, whinny little bitch who can't form an intelligent debate and in the end will just become Terminated and become human skeleton fodder for the machines in the future.

Tevans.lol123 is just a dime a dozen human sack of flesh
Posted by FanboyMctroll 3 years ago
You got 3 hours left to post a valid counter argument and not just "that won't happen".

Posted by Tevans.lol123 3 years ago
that won't happen robots can;t take over the world that only happens in movies suck as terminator like you said
Posted by FanboyMctroll 3 years ago
The machines will turn on us after they start self learning and finding solutions to problems and looking for more economical and more efficient ways of doing jobs, that is when they will realize humans are a defect and are not perfect and will terminate all humans

Posted by SamKonoha 3 years ago
Machines/robots cannot and will not take over the world. Thats a fantasy that exists only in movies. What will likely happen is that humans will destroy the world because of machines. Wars, hacking of machines- these are the things which are dangerous. Technology is dangerous because of humans, not because the machines could turn on us.
Posted by Nd2400 3 years ago
Finally a somewhat interesting debate...
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