Bill McCormick called us up from the World News Center to discuss the shortcomings of robot airline pilots (Yay! an actual job where humans are still necessary…for now). Maybe it’s just me, but for me, one of the most important parts of an airplane flight is the landing. We also discussed how the eventual battle for the future of civilization could come down to Monkeys & Robots v. Humans & Dogs. Plus: A shoe box full of $20s and fake radio DJ voices.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in to talk about Cryptophasia and visual modality in computers, all eventually leading to robots determining that humans are unnecessary. Plus: Elitist Whole Foods-shopping robots, talking a climate change quote seriously out of context, and answering some letters from listeners.
Bill McCormick from the World News Center called in for our weekly chat to once again scare the heck out of everyone with news that robots and artificial intelligence continue on their path to make human existence unnecessary. Plus: Kentucky Fried Twitter!Follow @bigwakeupcall
Following a report that a robot has been awarded Saudi Arabian citizenship, Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to discuss how eventually robots will figure out the best way to help humanity is to put us out of our misery. Plus: The Way of the Future Church, offering religious indoctrination for robots, robots herding us into FEMA camps, why Jesse Ventura was right all along, and why our valued allies against robots will be squirrels, cats and rats.
Bill McCormick called in live from the World News Center on what began as a bright and beautiful day but soon turned into a dark day of impending doom. After a brief chat about Spider-Man Homecoming, we soon learned about self-aware artificial intelligence that is likely to overtake and consume humanity. Plus: Fearless evil meme algorithms, racist twitter bots, and computer-caused pandemics.Follow @bigwakeupcall