12 Nov '12, 11am

These service #robots can do almost anything. Check out this slideshow on @DesignNews

These service #robots can do almost anything. Check out this slideshow on @DesignNews

Elizabeth, I'm not at all worried about a Terminator takeover. It's the base programming that we should worry about. Modern airliners are fly-by-wire. Pilots give control inputs which tell the flight computers what the pilot wishes to do. The flight computers interpret that input and adjust the planes control surfaces, engines, etc. to best meet these wishes. Flight computers today can override or discard a pilot's inputs if they're outside of acceptable range. Effectively, a computer engineer designing the control laws has overriden the pilot. Granted with the best of intentions, but it still means a set of rules set down by someone not in immediate control has more say in what happens than the pilot. There was a Paris airshow crash back in the 90's I think it was, that can be attributed to the pilot and the flight computer having a difference of opinion. The aircraft mad...

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