Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Sci-fi Tech that Will Kill Us All (10): Quadricopters

In my continuing series of warnings about technology that will lead to a dystopian nightmare of a future, may I present the quadricopter? At first glance, these little guys don't seem all that menacing. I mean, they're just little remote-controlled helicopters, right? yeah, little helicopters that can sneak through your window and stab you in your sleep! Look below:

What? That's not terrifying enough? Okay, this shows them cooperating to pick up objects and carry them off. Things like bodies:

So, how long before we see these pop up in a movie as a deadly little killing machines? Maybe Gene Simmons will use them to kill people, forcing us to rely only on Tom Selleck, and possibly a thin, hot, Kirstie Alley.

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