As if science fiction didn’t already give us enough lingering fear that artificial intelligence might someday rise up and kill us all, researchers at MIT are literally training one to scare us. Happy Halloween?
Robots might be the future of, well, everything — but they still have trouble pulling off some of the more subtle things that make us mere mortals so unique. Well, a team at MIT is one step closer to making us all obsolete.
Apparently, going to one of the world's finest technical institutes isn't enough for some people. So they turn to vandalism of the most excellent variety, turning a campus building into a playable version of a classic videogame. Turns out some men just want to watch the world turn.