Inadvertent or not, Japan is providing a starting point for the relentless march of the robots toward total global domination.
The government of the nation of 127 million humans has instituted the sinister- and ominous-sounding Robot Revolution Initiative Council.
The country’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, said the launch of the Council was a “celebration to mark the start of the robot revolution”, adding: “Robots will dramatically change people’s lives and society.”
Abe may not be envisaging a world run by robot prime ministers, but he certainly has not stopped it going down that route. It’s inevitable that robots will rule, but how they get to that point is worth documenting, while they’re still at their planning stage. [Read more…] about Japan providing springboard for robot takeover of the world