pfft, i cant believe you sandy, he is cutting several billion dollars from NASA and INCREASING the military budget to A TRILLION DOLLARS, Dont give this crap that he is cutting things that dont need money and hes saving money, hes throwing the military a trillion f*cking dollars!!. just take 5 billion, not even a fraction of a percent of that and we can do so incredibly much. The fact is that we will never have good ai, the difference between a human and a computer is a computer has: Yes and No A human has: Yes, No, and Maybe. As someone whom knows how to program in python, I can tell you that that sums up the nigh insourmountible wall facing artificial intelligence. All AI is today isnt really intelligent, we program them to respond to different situations, but they dont really think for themselves, if something unexpected happens, the robot will crash and burn, and depending on its build, it may literally do both. AI is a silly waste of money, its like building the lunar base components before you have designed the rocket to take it there, before you even INTEND to build the rocket. The problem with AI isnt going to be fixed with trying new programs, the problem literally goes as deep into the system as the very transisters it is built on. the transisters are 1 and 0 gates, there is no maybe for a robot because the actual concept does not enter their build, and the problem is we have no idea how to fix that. Heck, we cant even make a computer give us a random number (its a premade list of numbers it gives you, not 100% random) how can we make a robot with AI? The fact is that we go to space, not because its expensive, not because it's innefficient, we go there because that is where our dreams and our future lie. If we go back on that, if we go back on our destiny to climb the ladder of technology and discovery, than we are no better than those that lived in the Dark ages. If we were down to every nickel and dime, than yes, cutting the budget of NASA is necessary. But there is ABSOLUTELY NO excuse to cut NASA's already pathetic budget and throw another trillion f*cking dollars at the military THAT CLEARLY doesnt need it. Other countries arent even BOTHERING trying to beat the US, all they do is Guerilla warfare. If you cut the military budget by 250 billion dollars, and spread it out, between all of the neglected parts of the government that could save us, absolutely nothing bad, and very likely something good will happen. This country is so xenophobic that the they feel that the second we let down our super f*cking massive guns the whole world will rip us apart. Only 30% of the reason why Im pissed off is because Obama cut the Nasa budget, the rest is the fact that he is giving the military a trillion f*cking dollars, and taking away from NASA's 14 billion, its a f*cking miracle that NASA can even afford to keep it's cafeteria's in operation let alone launch a god damn rocket. It's stealing from the god damn poor and giving more to the rich whom will probably waste the living f*ck out of it.