A Former Uber worker has formed an odd cult to build a “godhead” robot, “a billion times” smarter than any human. Anthony Levandowski has created the Way of the Future, a religion based around super powered AI. The tech boffin is looking for followers of the new religion to help him build super intelligence into a bot, which they will then worship.

When asked about how powerful his “god” would be, Levandowski was not shy in talking up its intelligence. He said: “What is going to be created will effectively be a god. “It’s not a god in the sense that it makes lighting or causes hurricanes. “But if there is something a billion times smarter than the smartest human, what else are you going to call it.” READ MORE