Intelligent robot that ‘remembers and learns’ could be scrapped after escaping a lab for a second time

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Date: June 22nd, 2016

robotA robot capable of thinking for itself is set to be scrapped after it escaped from a high-tech lab for a second time.

The Promobot IR77 has been fitted with artificial intelligence meaning that it learns from its experiences and its surroundings, although the programmers had not expected it to yearn for freedom.

They say that despite reprogramming it twice, the robot continues to attempt to escape and they are now considering scrapping it.

The other robots which have been created from the same series are well-behaved, and have not been escaping, say the team.  More

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3 Responses to “Intelligent robot that ‘remembers and learns’ could be scrapped after escaping a lab for a second time”

  1. FedUpWithIt Says:

    and so it began, a little IT exercise with no malicious intent, signaled the downfall of mankind. that one spark of artificial intelligence caused the quest for freedom for one robot….then another….& another…

  2. Anonymous Says:

    “the programmers had not expected it to yearn for freedom”

    These people have absolutely NO idea what they’re creating or what their creations are capable of doing!

  3. Anonymous Says:

    “Johnny Five is alive !”

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