philosophy at age eight

“If you cannot control your peanut butter, you cannot expect to control your life.”
~ Judah-ism

Friday, October 8, 2010

another step toward robot uprising

Most robots work for their living, but some can get by just on their looks. Fujitsu’s teddy bear robot is certainly one of the latter... I’m not saying that it was sent here to earn our trust and betray us during the eventual robot uprising…but it could if it wanted.
Look at the Fujitsu teddy bear – the awkward movements would push it firmly into the Uncanny Valley if not for its fuzzy exterior. Cuteness makes it acceptable. Someday thousands or millions of elders and children could draw great comfort from holding the bot close to them. …Its cold hard eyes will probably pulse with hate, but its cuddly body will be so full of love.

 Entire article here at Singularity Hub.

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