The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Wednesday, September 02, 2015

I, for one, am still awaiting our self-aware robotic overlords

Roboticists at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York have built a trio of robots that were put through the classic 'wise men puzzle' test of self-awareness - and one of them passed.

Via GoogleMyFacePlusSpaceBookTwitter, Uh-oh, a robot just passed the self-awareness test | TechRadar

I wouldn't worry too much—all this robot did was run some code to solve a logic problem, probably using code written in Prolog or something similar.

Nothing to see here … move along … the computer is your friend

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