Look at this: an army of giant robot ants
Someday, just maybe, the modern factory worker could be replaced completely by technology. It’s a scary thought for some. What’s creepier still is that the factory worker of the future could be an ant. Actually, an army of artificially intelligent cyborg ants. Synthetic critters that are smart enough to work together to crush a common goal.
Gosh, I . . . can’t wait?
Anyway, these little guys — not so little; the size of your hand, more or less — were the brainchildren of a German engineering company called Festo.
You know, when I think of living in the future, here’s what I want:
Self-driving cars that fly.
Eternal youth and health.
Matter replicators that end resource scarcity.
Not previously on my list: giant robot ants. But as evidence that we are living in the future, well, they certainly do that.