Poll Results

These reader polls were run on the website.

 Will the robotics revolution make war easier or harder to start?
Easier
4486 84.8%
Harder
804 15.2%

 

 Will the outcome of the robotics revolution be positive or negative for the United States?
Positive
280 61%
Negative
179 39%

 

 Will there be more or less war crimes in an age of robotics?
More
132 50.8%
The Same
74 28.5%
Less
54 20.8%

 

When will man no longer be “in the loop” in controlling armed robots?
Within the next 15 years
263 43.7%
It’s already happening now
206 34.2%
Never
133 22.1%

 

 

 When will the Singularity, the historic break point at which Ai and robotics push past human capabilities, occur?
Within the next century
145 44.3%
Within the next 15 years
123 37.6%
Never
59 18%

 

 When do you think the metal ones will come looking for you?
Within my lifetime
559 48.4%
Never, this is just silly
304 26.3%
I saw The Matrix and the Sarah Connor Chronicles. They already are watching me.
292 25.3%