Ridley Scott has made not one but two seminal films that have helped to define the Sci-Fi genre to at least a couple of generations with Alien and Blade Runner. He has also given us the characters that bring to life much of what we talk about on this site.
What could artificial intelligence mean in a real sense for our daily lives?
Here’s one example the virtual secretary or PA. She works 24/7 and amongst other things can recall immediately every appointment you’ve had in the last five years and can politely meet and greet your visitors.
As technology progresses we will see robots gradually take over work done by humans. Doing it cheaper and better, improving productivity, quality and profits. On the other side of the balance sheet however workers will be displaced. Three examples here.
Robocop is back, starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson hits the screens in February 2014. This is a reboot of the classic original of 1987 starring Pete Weller, which went on to be a trilogy.