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[DPRG] Robots in te news

Subject: [DPRG] Robots in te news
From: Dennis Draheim dennis.draheim at home.com
Date: Fri Nov 2 15:46:43 CST 2001

----- Original Message -----
>From: "Mike McCarty" <jmccarty at ssd.usa.alcatel.com>
> On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Blake Miller wrote:
>
> > My personal goal, and what makes me interested in robots, is to build a
> > machine that thinks, one that is similar to humans.  I think this
> > encompasses the features of both what you described below AND Artificial
> > Intelligence.
>
> Since no one knows how people think, I believe you have set yourself an
> unachievable goal.
>
> Mike

No one knows how people think *yet*.  Many goals that were "unachievable" a
few decades or even a few years ago have been achieved.  Isn't making the
unachievable achievable what research is all about?

Dennis


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