Yeah, I guess robots can be android and gynoid.
The kind of human/machine merging illustrated in Robocop, with human CNS
implanted in... whatever you call the synthetic body, seems like a step in
the wrong direction, because we need cognitive enhancement more than we
need athletic enhancement, IMO.
Useless hypotheses: consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randy Smith" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2001 3:48 PM
Subject: Re: ROBOT: Friendly Robotics
> >From: "J. R. Molloy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Subject: ROBOT: Friendly Robotics
> >Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 13:20:53 -0800
> >Since we're going to merge with machines, let's have some friendly
> >machines to merge with.
> Ever see the movie "Cherry 2000"? Now THAT was a friendly robot you
> merge with. Bring on the SexBots!
> I'm just taking this list to greater and greater heights, aint I?
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