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The dangers of drones and a Terminator apocalypse

OK, so at 8:11pm on April 19th, the military-designed artificial intelligence system called Skynet didn’t become self-aware and turn against its creators. And the real chances of a Terminator-style robotic armageddon any time soon? None, with a precision of several decimal places. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have to stop worrying just yet — just ask Britain’s Ministry of Defence.

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Teleportation? It’s a matter of fact!

“Very funny, Mr. Scott. Now beam down my clothes!” While we’re still many years from such high-tech’ practical jokes & japes, some very, very, very clever people are making great leaps over short distances with some very, very, very small stuff. “Until now scientists have teleported similar objects such as light or single atoms over […]