Metavalent Stigmergy

How New Default Consensus Realities Instantiate

Robot, heal thyself

Sorry, but I just don’t think this kind of hyperbole helps the cause.<blockquote>It’s an achievement that inspires notions of robots with consciousness and independent minds.</blockquote>Or this, where a potentially time-consuming computational process is anthropomorphized as dreaming. Absurd.<blockquote>Adami described how a robot like this one might perform in unknown territory, exploring the landscape and then “dreaming” of new methods to overcome obstacles it had encountered.</blockquote>

Written on November 18, 2006