Obama and the Robot

“I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords.”

Japan’s obsession with robots is going to doom us all. This is how Skynet begins, with a friendly game of robot soccer.

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Drudge and some conservative sites are trying to make much of the fact that Obama bowed to the robot, but the robot bowed to him in greeting, so it seems like a reasonable response. Who knows if the robot had been programmed with mad ninja skills to attack anyone who failed to treat it with respect?

Have I said lately how much I dislike robots?

About Thomas L. McDonald

Thomas L. McDonald writes about technology, theology, history, games, and shiny things. Details of his rather uneventful life as a professional writer and magazine editor can be found in the About tab.


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