Creepy HBO Documentary Highlights Robots Dangers

first_img SteelSeries Arctis 1 Is World’s First USB-C Wireless Gaming HeadsetGeek Pick: Shure MV88+ Is An Excellent, On the Go Microphone Kit Stay on target AI might be helpful to some humans, but a new HBO documentary is highlighting the dark, creepy, and deadly dangers of robots.The Truth About Killer Robots, which premieres tonight, Nov. 26, on HBO at 10 p.m. ET, focuses on many automation cases, including a Volkswagen factory and a bomb-carrying police droid, where people were seriously injured or killed by robots. In the documentary, engineers, journalists, and philosophers come together to analyze these terrifying moments and how robots impact our lives.The documentary is narrated by Kodomoroid, a human-like Japanese android, who takes audiences on a visual journey from robotic accidents to automated manufacturing. Countries visited in the documentary include China, Germany, Japan, and the U.S., as AI continues to replace human employment on a global scale.From Zume, a pizza startup where robots make pies to Robot, Robot & Hwang, an AI-based law firm, the documentary shares how automation could be a virtue and a vice, as more technology leads to better business operations and a decrease in real-life connections. As AI continues to take over bits and pieces of our lives, it will be interesting to see how robots evolve over the next few years.More on Geek.com:This Electronic Glove Can Give Robots a Sense of TouchRobots to Build Robots at Shanghai FactorySonic Robots Make Beautiful Electronic Music Togetherlast_img read more