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Surrogates future war
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In this ironic reversal of the concept of a "theater of war," soldier-avatars are controlled remotely from a warehouse-sized room full of video monitors and high speed connections. While the warfare itself resembles a conventional 20th century battlefield, the interface between human controller and surrogate avatars is entirely neurological - i.e., without physical or manual operations of any kind.

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Surrogates future war by Jonathan Mostow (2009) In Surrogates, warfare is carried out by human-controlled mechanical avatars