RE: Israeli Baby Computer Learning to Be an Adult

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Wed Aug 22 2001 - 07:24:53 MDT

Zero Powers wrote,
> > I also didn't understand the concept
> >of the computer wanting bananas on a trip. Unless this is an android
> >simulates eating and has taste sensors, this is meaningless. How did the
> >computer "learn" to "like" bananas? If it can't eat, how does it "like"
> >them. This does not compare to a child who likes bananas. I found the
> >examples to be more counter-examples of AI. (Unfortunately!)
> The impression I got was that it wanted to take bananas for the monkeys,
> because it had learned that monkeys like bananas. I could be wrong tho.

OK. That would make a lot more sense.

Harvey Newstrom <> <>

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