Meet your future robot overlords!

The "Robots" exhibit at London's Science Museum gives an instructive glimpse into the coming cyborg sovereignty

Published February 7, 2017 8:00PM (EST)

 (Getty/Carl Court)
(Getty/Carl Court)

The "Robots" exhibit that opens tomorrow at London's Science Museum bills itself as an exploration into "the ways robots mirror humanity and the insights they offer into our ambitions, desires and position in a rapidly changing world." But as we all know, any substantial collection of robots also serves as a reminder that at some point, probably pretty soon, some or all of these will be our all-powerful emperors!

Let's meet each of the potential overlords and dive into the possible benefits as well as the risk of humanity-crushing anguish that comes with each shiny one of them!

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By Benjamin Wheelock

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