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Gort vs. Caprica 6: Which Machine Is Deadlier? (Championship Round)

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Gort and Caprica 6 pulled out victories in the final round of the Heavyweight and Humanoid division battles. Just for fun we are pitting them against one another in a final, championship round. Which machine is the deadliest of all-time?

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Stay tuned later today for a special bonus round between two loveable robots completely unsuited for combat. The question of the century will finally be answered.

This tournament poll of the world's deadliest robots was proposed to us by our friend PW Singer, author of Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century which we covered last March. Stay tuned for more of the tournament, more from Singer, and for more scary-ass robots wreaking havoc on fleshy humans and metallic adversaries alike.

Machines Behaving Deadly: A week exploring the sometimes difficult relationship between man and technology.

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DISCUSSION

Well, of course, with Gort there's that alien phrase you say to him which totally wimps him out, undermining any threat he might have posed. On the other hand, you wouldn't believe what happened when I uttered that same phrase to Caprica 6—WHOA! Guys, if you ever run into her, just remember to say, "Klaatu borada blowjob", you WON'T be disappointed!