From: Dossy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Jan 13 2002 - 13:24:20 MST
On 2002.01.13, J. R. Molloy <email@example.com> wrote:
> So, I think you're right to suggest that robots will be designed to
> remain zombies... super-intelligent, but not self-aware, because
> there's no money in creating machines that enjoy life as much as
> contemplatives do.
This begs the question of "what is creativity" -- is there money
in creating machines that are as creative as humans? Would that
require creating artificially sentient machines? Wouldn't there
be money in that, then?
Is there such a notion as a "naturally sentient machine"? What
would you consider a machine/robot that hosts an uploaded human?
The sentience would be the human's, wouldn't it? Or would it ...
-- Dossy Shiobara mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Panoptic Computer Network web: http://www.panoptic.com/ "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)
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