Sunday, November 24, 2013

Time Traveling Robots in Space #71 - Reeves Is A Creeper


On Time Traveling Robots in Space #71, We discuss what Star Trek, Doctor Who and Superman all got wrong.  Lethal autonomous weapons systems and what we should do about them.  What India has to prove.  Plus, our picks and the question of the week.




* Seven of the silliest time-travel concepts ever

* Poor countries want space programs more than the rich ones
http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/11/poor-countries-want-space-programs-more-than-rich-ones-do/

* Our Audible.com pick; An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything - written and narrated by Chris Hadfield
http://www.audible.com/pd/Bios-Memoirs/An-Astronauts-Guide-to-Life-on-Earth-Audiobook/B00G9QR048/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1384999351&sr=1-1

* Our entertainment pick;

Almost Human

58 Sci-fi Short Films
http://www.reddit.com/r/scifi/comments/1qu1vi/best_scifi_short_films/

Abe
http://vimeo.com/64114843

* And the question of the week...

If every country had autonomous killer robots now, who would use them first?