Luzr wrote:williatw wrote:I mean nuclear war would devastate the planet, this obviously restrains to some degree even our craziest leaders. But these killer machines could selectively target people, leaving infrastructure, property the evnvironment alone.
I am not quite sure how is that different from current status. Replace "killer machines" with "special forces" and the statement still holds true.
A machine can watch forever, waiting for you to stick your head out from behind an obstacle, and before you can pull it back, the machine will have already shot it off.
Extraordinary patience, speed and precision which no human can match.