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Sunday, May 26, 2024

China flaunted a robot dog strapped with a gun during its largest-ever military exercise with Cambodia, producing images reminiscent of dystopian movies.



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... Why it matters: China and the U.S. are racing to dominate robotics and other smart machinery. Defense officials from both powers believe unmanned technologies will be decisive in future wars.

Zoom in: The gun-toting quadruped was shown off during the joint Golden Dragon drills. More than 2,000 troops and a dozen ships are participating in the 15-day exercise now underway. ...

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2024-05-26 01:42 PM | Reply

Yeah, but he can see only "this much" of the terrain.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2024-05-27 02:34 AM | Reply

Is the gun located... there? Does it latch onto your leg and then...?

#3 | Posted by hamburglar at 2024-05-27 06:10 AM | Reply

^"It" being the dog, "then..." being pop off a few

#4 | Posted by hamburglar at 2024-05-27 06:48 AM | Reply

Do the Chinese not get Black Mirror, Terminator, The Matrix?

Good lord people we know how this ends, how it always ends.

#5 | Posted by TaoWarrior at 2024-05-27 07:17 AM | Reply

"Please put down your weapon. You have twenty seconds to comply."

*drops gun*

"You now have fifteen seconds to comply."

#6 | Posted by Derek_Wildstar at 2024-05-27 12:33 PM | Reply

Good lord people we know how this ends, how it always ends.


This is exactly why the singularity cannot be stopped.

#7 | Posted by donnerboy at 2024-05-28 09:35 AM | Reply

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