On My Mind

Is it time to start worrying about the robot apocalypse?

Elon Musk announced that his company would start developing the Tesla bot, a general purpose humanoid robot. PHOTO: AFP
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These days, for the sake of my mental well-being, I try to limit the amount of time I spend pondering over the bottomless pit of despair, anxiety and paranoia that is the Covid-19 pandemic. I prefer to let my mind wander, at least momentarily, to lighter, happier things.

That's why today I think we should talk about the looming robot apocalypse.

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