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Fear of Robots

Episode 3 of 10

Science fiction is filled with malign machines. Some are faster than us, some are smarter. Mike Williams asks if we have reason to fear the rise of the robots.

Robots are in our homes, our factories, on battlefields and in hospitals. Some are smarter than us, some are faster. Some are here to help us, others not. Science fiction is filled with malign machines which rise against humanity. Mike Williams asks if we have reason to fear the machines we are creating.

Presenter:Mike Williams
Producer:Sandra Kanthal
Editor:Andrew Smith

First broadcast on the BBC World Service.

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12 minutes