Score One for Humanity
Roopinder Tara posted on July 21, 2017 | 1017 views

Just a few days ago, Elon Musk, technology’s favorite poster child, reiterated how we should be afraid of AI (artificial intelligence), saying it was no less than a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization." Steve, a “security robot,” aka robo mall cop, may have gotten a little too cocky as it patrolled a Georgetown (near Washington DC) office building. It failed to see steps and fell into a pool. It was 2 PM. First day on the job by himself.

I think we’re safe, Elon. At least for now.

ecurity robot found floating in pool in DC office building. Picture by Bilal Farooqui from his Twitter account.
Security robot found floating in pool in DC office building. Picture by Bilal Farooqui from his Twitter account.
This guy’s job is safe. Picture of Mall Cop from Rotten Tomatoes.
This guy’s job is secure. Picture of Mall Cop from Rotten Tomatoes.


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