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9 Movies With AI That Became Self-Aware and Made Humankind Very Sorry

Who could forget the events of 29 August 1997—when Skynet became self-aware and launched a whole mess of nukes, unleashing “Judgement Day?” Yesterday was a holiday for Terminator fans, and it’s also a great excuse to celebrate our favourite sci-fi movies that feature AI rebellions. Let’s bid a warm welcome to our new robot overlords. Read More >>

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The Computer Simulation That Almost Started World War III

Remember the 80s film WarGames? As a quick recap: the film is about a computer "game" with the potential to let a pre-pubescent Matthew Broderick start thermonuclear war. But strangely this scenario is actually more truth than fiction. Because in 1979 programmers at NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defence Command, almost started World War III when they accidentally ran a computer simulation of a Soviet attack. Read More >>