Tag Archives: computers

Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Intruders, Fiyero, Idina… and the zombies..

So, a week to go till turkey time and she’s still looking like something the cat dragged in and promptly dismembered. I’m twiddling my paws, wishing she would hurry up and get well, ’cause, frankly, the fish are no fun … Continue reading

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Why AI won’t work. Probably. ~ Matthew Wright

Reblogged from Matthew Wright: One of the main tropes of science fiction has to be the self-aware robot or computer – one mobile, the other not, but both presented as self-aware and able to think as we do, although often … Continue reading

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Are computers the death knell for writers? Ask Google…

Another writer’s rant from the archives… It was the final straw… yet another article about how a stupendous programme can increase your readership. This one touted its ability to engage a reader’s emotions, based on statistical analysis of the emotive … Continue reading

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“I think therefore…“

From the archives 2014: The movement of the robotic face of the Geminoid DK robot is uncanny. It is almost… but not quite… perfect and has a vaguely disquieting effect, looking remarkably like Henrik Schärfe, who was part of its … Continue reading

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“I think therefore… “

The movement of the robotic face of the Geminoid DK robot is uncanny. It is almost… but not quite… perfect and has a vaguely disquieting effect, looking remarkably like Henrik Schärfe, who was part of its creation. Other robots in … Continue reading

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