Re: ROBOT: wearable self-propelled robotic suit

From: J. R. Molloy (jr@shasta.com)
Date: Fri Nov 09 2001 - 09:25:40 MST


From: "Dickey, Michael F" <michael_f_dickey@groton.pfizer.com>
> I think
> in the far future, most beings will have these suits of some sort and stay
> inside of them most of the time. They need not be uncomfortable either, as
> they can easily emulate tactile sensations and the full range of human
> movement. Be interesting to see where this goes once immortality and
> capitalism start to tug at it.

Also interesting to see where robotic suits go once VR sex begins to tug at
the technology. Hugh Hefner has seven blonde girlfriends to sleep with now.
Will he ever trade them in for a VR robotic suit and cybersex? He's 75 years
old. Better hurry.


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Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
uniqueness, ego, human values, scientific relinquishment, malevolent AI

We move into a better future in proportion as science displaces superstition.



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