Monday December 22, 2014

The Dominant Life Form in the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots

Just great, we are all going to die at the hands of superintelligent robots. I hate to be the one to say "I told you so," but I told you so! frown

"All artificial life forms would need is raw materials," he said. "They might be in deep space, hovering around a star, or feeding off a black hole’s energy at the center of the galaxy." (That last idea has seen its way into a number of science fiction novels, including works by Greg Bear and Gregory Benford). Which is to say, they could be, essentially, anywhere.