Bring on the Robots

We make lots of jokes about wars against machines for control of earth, the matrix, and techno-dystopic visions of the future in which human beings are harvested for energy or some other robot purpose, but the insane pace of technological progression is starting to make all that sound more like an unavoidable reality than a sci-fi/geek doomsday scenario.

China just launched a satellite that can track and geo-locate every cellphone user in Beijing, so they know when people start gathering for protests.

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