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Phillip M Jackson
United Kingdom
Current Residence: The darkest corner of England
Favourite genre of music: Contemporary Classics (A contradiction, but accurate appraisal)
Favourite style of art: Comic book/Anime/Manga
Personal Quote: "Fortune favours the prepared"
It’s weird to know that we’ll see AI driven machines within the next two decades. Maybe even the humanoid automatons of science fiction.
It’s all being taken very seriously by certain parties. Some scientists have approached the UN and asked for the issue to be addressed in a more formal capacity, with a hope that laws against these machines taking certain roles will be put in place. Specifically “killer robots”. They don’t want to see a machine deciding when it’s right to pull the trigger.…

That concern is perfectly understandable, but there’s another that is less touched on: are robots getting too cute?…

Robots that look like cute animals, or big-eyed children are designed to evoke a nurturing instinct in people. There are worries that this will have a negative impact on social interaction within society, with the people that rely on them, such as the elderly, preferring them over actual people.

Personally, I’m hoping such machines exist when (or if) I hit old age. I like the thought of having SOMETHING watching over me that has the capacity to call for help if I cannot. We’re not all zombies because of television and texting hasn’t eradicated verbal communication. I doubt a robotic helper will cause the downfall of society. 

My rants when tech fails on me may make me sound like a Luddite from time to time, but I find the relentless advancement of science incredibly exciting. All I think when I read articles about robots is “Cool! Can we choose what they look like? How much will it cost to get my robot housecleaner to look like Morrigun from ABC warriors?” 


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Marshall123x Featured By Owner 1 day ago
I've been meaning to ask you a question Jack, You may have already answered ages ago but, what did you think of Fable 3? A lot of people were saying it hurt or even ruined the Fable franchise because it was really bad. Me personally, i did have much to say about it really. I mean, it was a Fable game. It was pretty much what i expected it to be. Mostly short and sweet but still a fairly worth while title if you can ignore the fact that you can beat it in about 3 sit downs. Take that for what you will.  
TheSUNGlassKid Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
You might want to take a look at this.
regis1988 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Well, I guess tracing can be helpful to some degree. It can keep you motivated and happy with the creative process on early stages, and perhaps help in developing fine motor control (as you said yourself: "I spent ages getting the linework just right").

But. Anyone who traces someone else's art and sells it as his/her own is a gigantic shower bag and anything but an artist. Just a dumb criminal. (At least nowadays; before the copyright era it was a common practice to rip off other artists' creations. Just compare the "And with His stripes we are healed" chorus from Handel's "Messiah" to "Kyrie" from Mozart's Requiem...)
Sperit1 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
So im from FJ and i notice the edits
My biggest wonder is if he can edit them so well why didn't he just draw his own shit?
also sorry about the plagerism
vortexblack Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Sorry to hear about that, man. Fuck gearboy
TireonShield Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Much like The Boulder, I feel conflicted. Liking Gearboy and Jollyjack I find it hard to pick a side of support or cheering. Can't we all just look at the boobs in peace?
xiao-mao2 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Student Artist
Could you link me to the "about Chloe" thing in your newest journal, please? Where it explains her life and stuff..
xiao-mao2 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Student Artist
PsychopathGod1984 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Is that what you really look like?
Jaded-Shadow Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Yeah that's him, here's a couple body shots he did.……
OlenevFM Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Filmographer
cfk dat size
BlazeDriver Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They're banning people in forums and chats for mentioning ebola now lol
Nichrysalis Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Best devID I've seen in a long time. :D Personality, honesty, and good humor. :thumbsup:
IzzyBellz Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Someone is stealing/tracing your art and might even be making money from it:…
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