@GregGutfeld: Imagine shoes with AI smarter than you (Video)

Fox News' celebrity Greg Gutfield often warns his viewers about robots taking over the world. And it might happen, starting with your shoes.

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CLEVELAND, March 1, 2017 – Albert Einstein’s was a genius. Einstein’s IQ was measured at 160, while famed astronomer Galileo Galilei IQ was estimated at 185.

Masayoshi Son CEO of SoftBank, a Japanese telecommunications and internet conglomerate, tells the Wall Street Journal that within the next thirty years shoes will be smarter than the people wearing them.  (Supersmart Robots Will Outnumber Humans Within 30 Years, Says SoftBank CEO)

Does that mean you will you be able to jump higher than Lebron James or never get lost? Will they help the height challenged be taller?

Not really. 3-D printed shoes and insoles are already here. The benefits of the super smart shoewear is that it will be able to adjust to your movements so that you can jump higher, walk further and stand straighter. The shoes will be able to cool your feet down, or warm them up, maybe they will even make you taller.


The result you may find yourself becoming more reliant on your shoes, and less reliant on your own skills or abilities or simple common sense.

And how will all that change how we move and athletes compete?

When it comes to human intelligence there will be almost no comparison between man and the super smart computers, that according to USA Today, can and are being embedded into everyday household products.

And if you think our greatest thinkers had off the chart IQs, your shoe, or refrigerator, could possess equivalent IQs in the tens of thousands. That would easily put all the geniuses of the world in the super smart computers’ dust.

The future is clearly destined to be the economic domain of the companies that are investing now in the formation of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), and smart robots.

SoftBank has thus far invested heavily in three business ventures, including purchasing a British software design company for $32 billion, acquiring an asset management company for $3.3 billion and starting a $100 billion technology-investment fund with a Saudi sovereign-wealth fund, reported the Wall Street Journal.

For those who fear that super intelligent robots could eventually take control of the world as we know it, that notion may not be so far-flung. A version of AI is already showing its control in how it operates many of the systems found in cars, devices, and even manufacturing robots.

It may only be a mere leap of a few generations of upgrades before as Son stresses, “This burst of super intelligence is going to become a reality.”

He also predicts that over the span of three decades the population of smart robots will exceed the population of mankind. Excitement or fear may govern the world of the future. Be prepared for either one may be the best advice.

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Kevin Fobbs began writing professionally in 1975. He has been published in the "New York Times," and has written for the "Detroit News," "Michigan Chronicle," “GOPUSA,” "Soul Source" and "Writers Digest" magazines as well as the Ann Arbor and Cleveland "Examiner," "Free Patriot," "Conservatives4 Palin" and "Positively Republican." The former daily host of The Kevin Fobbs Show on conservative News Talk WDTK - 1400 AM in Detroit, he is also a published author. His Christian children’s book, “Is There a Lion in My Kitchen,” hit bookstores in 2014. He writes for Communities Digital News, and his weekly show "Standing at Freedom’s Gate" on Community Digital News Hour tackles the latest national and international issues of freedom, faith and protecting the homeland and heartland of America as well as solutions that are needed. Fobbs also writes for Clash Daily, Renew America and BuzzPo. He covers Second Amendment, Illegal Immigration, Pro-Life, patriotism, terrorism and other domestic and foreign affairs issues. As the former 12-year Community Concerns columnist with The Detroit News, he covered community, family relations, domestic abuse, education, business, government relations, and community and business dispute resolution. Fobbs obtained a political science and journalism degree from Eastern Michigan University in 1978 and attended Wayne State University Law School. He spearheaded and managed state and national campaigns as well as several of President George W. Bush's White House initiatives in areas including Education, Social Security, Welfare Reform, and Faith-Based Initiatives.