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Fri Dec 7, 2018, 05:36 PM

Chinese deep sea base will be run entirely by artificially intelligent robots

From Futurism.com: China Plans to Build a Deep Sea Base Run Entirely by AI:

According to a story published Monday in the South China Morning Post, scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences plan to construct a research base deep in the South China Sea, and they want artificially intelligent robots to run it.

This base could be the “first artificial intelligence colony on Earth,” those involved in the project told the SCMP.

The researchers will reportedly construct the base between 19,685 to 36,100 feet below the South China Sea’s surface, though they’ve yet to pinpoint a specific location. Cables running from the base up to a ship or platform will provide it with power.

The base will have docking platforms like a space station. Robotic submarines will leave the base from these stations to conduct exploratory missions, surveying new areas and collecting data about marine lifeforms. They’ll also collect samples of minerals that the base will be capable of analyzing autonomously.

However, the benefits of knowing what’s going on deep beneath the ocean’s surface are plentiful — the insights gleaned from this research could improve our understanding of climate change, lead to the discovery of new medicines, or help researchers identify endangered species.

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2018, 05:53 PM

1. Ok, so here's the movie pitch

The intelligent robots stay down there, civilization above collapses, hundreds of years pass, people forget about the robots under the sea.

Then they return. Like the Cylons.

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Fri Dec 7, 2018, 07:44 PM

2. If they have that a.i. capability they can also create a.i. armies.

Fuck! And we're dithering around with the blithering idiot trump in the WH, while the country gets farther and farther behind.

We need to get this crooked, traitor clown out and put someone in operating with a full deck.

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Sat Dec 8, 2018, 02:07 PM

3. So much to learn. Hope they will learn something which helps. Hope to hear more about it soon. n/t

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Mon Dec 10, 2018, 12:08 PM

4. that's almost 7 miles down...

does the tech exist to withstand those kinds of pressure?

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