Doomsday scenarios aside, rogue AI still presents significant hazards to safety and productivity in the workplace and in public. And researchers are actively developing means of keep artificial intelligence in check.
The US' MegaBots Inc. met Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries for the first-ever giant robot duel and gave the world a lesson in engineering, as well as the principles of in-fighting and clinch work in hand-to-hand combat.
Representatives of prominent AI and robots companies, including Google, Tesla, and Universal Robotics, have called for the UN to ban killer robots. But the issue is turning out to be as complex as the robots themselves.