Nothing says welcome to New York City like a wing vomiting sparks as your aeroplane touches down at night. Just minutes before this video, the pilot radioed the news to JFK’s air traffic control: “The right gear is stuck up.”
To promote his book Dot Robot: Atomic Swarm, children’s author Jason Bradbury built a replica of one of the characters, Punk. The only trouble is that – with some CGI help – the spiky, spherical robot turned against his creator.
Science fiction is great fun, but should we really be quaking in our boots over dangerous A.I. anytime soon? A growing number of scientists say yes, and the results of their February discussion at Asilomar are finally being made public.