2. Robot soldiers
One of the scariest potential uses of AI and robotics is the development of a robot soldier. Although many have moved to ban the use of so-called "killer robots," the fact that the technology could potentially power those types of robots soon is upsetting, to say the least.
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Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.