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The Homicidal Robot: Tropes in Science Fiction and Fantasy #2

Man creates AI; AI slaughters man. You know the ones I’m talking about. Those AI (whether a humanoid robot or not) who attain a “human” sentience, and as a result, MUST KILL ALL THE HUMANS. The Homicidal Robot Trope has been a part of popular science fiction for decades and continues to gather momentum due to ongoing technological advances in AI. EXAMPLES IN LITERATURE *Some of the links below are affiliate links. What does this mean? Numerous books in science fiction explore this trope, but some of the more notable include: I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (Harlan Read More