Re: ROBOT: Global Hawk Outperforms Charles Lindbergh (by orders of magnitude)

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Wed Apr 25 2001 - 12:55:45 MDT

> I predict that as soon as practical, all our weapons and
> surveillance systems will be drones with their controllers
> warm and safe at home. spike

I concur, and extend your reasonable prediction with the opinion that private
enterprise will continue to inflame enthusiasm for robotics with shows like
Battlebots (Comedy Central) and Robotica (TLC). Robotics continues to displace
plastics as the sign of the times.

Tupperware ---> Cyberware
Ebonics ---> Robonics
Lone Ranger ---> Drone Ranger

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism

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