Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Aug 2010 10:47 UTC
Humor Now that I'm done with my internship and ready to take on OSNews again, I figured it'd be nice to start off with something light-hearted. I just read that Google bought an unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with a camera, ready to photograph whatever it flies across. We may consider Google's biggest threat to be privacy, but with all this computing power they have, their Street View cars, and now, unmanned flying drones, they look more and more like SkyNet to me. So, what's your most likely apocalyptic scenario?
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Kim Jong Il
by orfanum on Mon 9th Aug 2010 20:54 UTC
orfanum
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2006-06-02

Since I am going there for my vacation, a crazed North Korean assault on South Korea, followed by the USA going nuclear on KJI's ass, and China joining in, while Japan hazards an attack on mainland China so as to limit that growing superpower's potential gains from the post-conflict situation. Iran then exploits the world's attention being drawn to the Far East to hit Tel Aviv with its first (and last) atomic weapon. India out of a sense of zealous precautionary logic lobs tens of warheads at Pakistan, in case that failing state has a mind also to gain from the momentary state of panic and confusion on the world stage.

Russia stays on the sidelines and the world is subsequently under the yoke of Vladimir Putin.

If only this, like zombies, was merely someone's interesting fantasy...

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