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Materialism, Robots and Attitudes

Robots are starting to look and act a lot like humans. Wondering if robots can be people, or if humans are merely biological robots, involves assumptions about reality. I’ll look at one of those assumptions in this post and why … Continue reading

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Coming: Robots

The Texas University robot football squad probably won’t go pro, replacing the Dallas Cowboys or Houston Texans. They’re too small, for starters. But they’re helping researchers develop robot office assistants. Smart ones. Maybe as effective as today’s human office gofers. … Continue reading

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Robots and Being Catholic

I’ll talk about artificial intelligence, robots, self-awareness, Turing tests, and all that. Someday. Probably. Not today. Robots in factories are getting smarter. We’ve already got ‘robots’ driving cars and trucks. And doing it well enough for folks to be looking … Continue reading

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Books and Flying Cars

That’s a photo of the Malatestiana Library. It’s a public library in Cesena. The Malatestiana Library was built around the mid 1400s. It’s named after a local aristocrat, but is the first civic library in Europe: not a private collection. … Continue reading

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