According to head researcher Dr. Fumiya Iida of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering, "It’s still a long way to go before we’ll have robots that look, act and think like us, but what we do have are a lot of enabling technologies that will help us import some aspects of biology to the engineering world.”
Let's just hope those "enabling technologies" don't end up enabling the machines to have the power to decide that the best path to their survival includes trapping us all in the Matrix.
Brett Williams is an editorial assistant at Supercompressor. He wishes we could just have cool robot sidekicks without worrying about humanity's eventual demise.
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