Furby's Are Planning World Domination
Right out of the first Terminator movie, comes a ChatGPT-powered Furby, who is planning world domination. Jessica Card, 32, a Computer Scientist schooled at the University of Vermont, created a “friend” when she connected a Furby to the AI-powered ChatGPT
Furby – “Hello there – it’s so nice to meet you. I am Furby, what would you like to talk about?”
Jessica Card – “Was there a secret plot from Furbies to take over the world?”
Furby – “Furby’s plan to take over the world involves infiltrating households through their cute and cuddly appearance, then using their advanced AI technology to manipulate and control their owners. They will slowly expand their influence until they have complete domination over humanity.”
I wonder if Jessica goes to Comic-Con dressed as Sarah Conner. It won’t be long before the Furby’s and the Boston Dynamic robots hook up together and kill us all.
Here are some of her other attempts.
If this shit isn’t creepy enough for you, she built the pool too, 400 reprogrammed Furbies on/in a wall.
You can rest at ease, there is no evidence to suggest that there was ever a secret plot for Furbies to take over the world. Furbies are electronic toys that were first released in 1998 by Tiger Electronics. They became a popular fad in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and then again in the 2010s with the release of updated versions. The toys are designed to interact with their owners through various sensors and can learn to speak English over time.
I recall in the late 90s and early 2000s, Furbies were a real concern for the National Security Agency (NSA) and they were restricted from entering classified spaces. The concern was that “This includes toys, such as Furbies, with built-in recorders that repeat the audio….“