Artificial Intelligence

20 terrifying uses of artificial intelligence

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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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.