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RoboCop could be a reality on Britain's streets before the 22nd century - Tech Digest
The top bod studying artificial intelligence and robotics believes that we could have robot security guards, autonomous police cars, and humanoid traffic wardens patrolling Britain's streets within the next 75 years. Professor Noel Sharkey of the University of Sheffield has been studying the evolution of robots and how they'll be increasingly used in modern society. Robots will have access to integrated databases of information on Brits' bank accounts, tax, vehicles, shopping history, criminal records, and even what they're doing. This would then allow them to identify who people are (accurately, hopefully)...