Maybe they could build an AI lapdancer first...
Sorry, sorry, sorry...
Just seemed like a better test subject......
---Bernard Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Following up on the silicon brain story posted earlier, I came
> interesting article in the EEtimes
> This one is about a Raytheon project to build an artificial soldier
topped off with
> the Cog head from MIT. The neural net system proposed is of a type
that is new to
> me, in that it assumes that the information passed among neurons
comes as a result
> of the temporal synchrony among signals. Anybody else come across
> Building an autonomous, heavily armed soldier strikes me as a risky
way to try out
> AI theory. A fixed place ABM system is one thing, but a general
> robot seems like asking for trouble. If programming "do not harm
humans" has some
> challenges, "kill all humans except for the friendly ones" seems
> peril. Reminds me of an old SF tale, I think called "I made you", in
which a dying
> engineer is pinned down by the robot sentinel he built.
> I'd vote for keeping these guys immobile unless you are *really*
sure of your IFF
> Bernard J Hughes email@example.com
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