But nobody connected with the DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) robotics Challenge wants to admit that.
No one can predict the direction or dimensions of robotics a decade from now.
The implications are enormous as all this comes amid widespread and growing excitement about robotics in daily life.
Born in 1960, just outside of Paris, LeCun has been drawn to computers, robotics, and artificial intelligence since a young age.
Is that what we want for the students at Carl Hayden High, where the robotics club is still going strong?
A robotics expert tells Dan Lyons they'll be used soon—but don't expect a SWAT team of smart, autonomous Terminators.