March 12, 2018
Indestructible Terminator-style cyborgs could become a ‘fourth emergency service’ in just fifty years, according to a leading futurologist.
The cyborgs will operate in extreme weather conditions that humans and existing machines cannot handle.
On-call 24/7, they will have the strength of 500 humans and carry out search and rescue missions to save people who are trapped in dangerous conditions.
Instead of replacing the existing emergency services, the machines will work alongside and assist them.
Mat Shore, a Surrey-based author and futurologist who specialises in AI and the future of technology, made the claims at the launch of his latest book, The Seven Heavenly Habits of Innovation.
He said: ‘In times of crisis, the need to innovate – and to think innovatively – becomes more important than ever.
This article was posted: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 8:20 am