Robot fingers touching

When you give a robot a samurai sword…

…there is no cheerful way to finish that sentence.

Robots should have no business wielding katanas unless they’re characters in a dystopian movie about the machine apocalypse. Robots should not fly, jump on water, or look like cockroaches. Yet we’re building automatons that do all of these things.

Playing God by making robots may sound like a fun idea, but as they say, “It’s all fun and games until somebody loses all of their limbs when a samurai robot goes berserk.”

Learn more about our future robot overlords in my latest Listverse article:

10 Robots That Are Learning Scary New Skills