September 03, 2016
Pentagon is worrying about 'Terminator' coming true. Seriously.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor
Journalist Anna Mulrine Grobe
WASHINGTON — The idea behind the Terminator films – specifically, that a Skynet-style military network becomes self-aware, sees humans as the enemy, and attacks – isn’t too far-fetched, one of the nation’s top military officers said this week.
Nor is that kind of autonomy the stuff of the distant future. “We’re a decade or so away from that capability,” said Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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