American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX CEO is worried that Google may “accidentally” create an evil robot army that can turn against the human race.
Google’s intensive research into robotics could “produce something evil by accident,” technology entrepreneur Elon Musk said in a new self-titled authorized biography, The Independent reported on Wednesday.
Musk is the CEO at the Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) and electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors and one of the founders of Pay Pal online payments system.
Without clearly specifying any ultimate purpose, Google started to acquire robotics companies such as Boston Dynamics, which makes numerous types of robots, including a humanoid robot called Atlas and a running robot, called Big Dog, which was developed for and funded by the US military.
Speculations point to the possibility that the robots are designed to run on a Google-developed Artificial Intelligence.