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And we meet a robot built to be so sentient that its creators hope it will one day have a consciousness, and a life, all its own. and Emergence episodes you could make a case for empathy and imagination emerging from mechanical production. Its interesting, as I listen to the section about the Furbies, my mind is mixing public radio shows. And props to him especially for the improvements he has made to his AI project "Java Application for Discursion Analysis and Biologically-Unassisted Mechanical Response Delivery". There is a business reason for these chatbots on dating sites: Men far outnumber the women, and in order to keep these men active (and paying), the sites use the chatbots to ensure that every man achieves some level of success. And artificial intelligence is not just about modeling sentience.In 2006, Robert Epstein decided to turn to his computer for some help finding a date. If you believe that humans have grown to our current state (that is, without being built from the top-down) then it seems it will be a long (or indefinite) time before robots acquire those human traits that require more than intelligence. My understanding is that the test between the Barbie, Furbie and Gerbie is one of emotional empathy. Hearing it on the show, it is almost (but not quite) convincing enough to fool 30% of the people all of the time (apologies to Mr. I know of two other examples of sites that use bots: online poker sites and Motley Fool. It is a multi-billion dollar industry that backs modern video games, automated telephone systems and definitely all types of military technology.He was single at the time, and it seemed like everyone was getting into online dating. How does one design the evolution of empathy or imagination? How much emotional empathy do you display toward the object? Lincoln.) That is to say, with a little more work, JADABUMRAD just might someday pass the Turing Test, and go down in history as the first (putatively) "intelligent machine." Cheers! Online poker sites use computer players for two purposes: to fill in during times when the number of human players is low, and boost the confidence of people on the free-to-play sites (the computer players are average at best). I love this show, but I think I'll just start calling this the "Descartes" podcast because of how many fascinating shows you've done now which tease with the possibility of an alternative to Cartesian Dualism, even though Daniel Dennett Explained Consciousness 20 years ago. Cleverbot's response to the statement "an asteroid fell on my house" does not indicate that it is not human nor that it doesn't 'think' (at least, insofar as thinking is understood as making comparisons and judgments based on distinct criteria).He soon found himself in Vermont, sitting across from what's purported to be the world's most sentient robot: Bina48. I felt like that experiment only showed that the children were human. You're so good at explaining and making complex concepts digestible, I wish you'd pursue that challenge rather than just making the show for high schoolers who dropped out of science class. So I wonder if what kind of connections we can show between psychopathy and our empathetic responses to robots? And those that are considered truly original, those that "break the mold", I would bet in analysis even that is still predictable. The articles are published under the names Seth Jayson, Dan Dzombak, Anand Chokkavelu, and others. the furby was in the back seatand every time we went down a hill and back up the furby seriously made a weee or AHwoo O sound IT was CREEPY- so we put little furby inthe trunk and i have to admit feeling slightly abusive :) we coudl still hear it in the trunk. But that takes the processes of homeostasis, the ability to adapt, the ability to reproduce, and all those other biological traits that constitute life out of the equation., Ph D – Served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Jimmy Carter and Senior Policy Planner under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. He is currently an advisor to the Department of Defense. Pieczenik is also a critically acclaimed author of psycho-political thrillers and the co-creator of the New York Times best-selling "Tom Clancy's Op-Center" and "Tom Clancy's Net Force" book series. Other novels include: Louis Freeh – Director of the FBI, 1993 - 2001. Former Member of the Judiciary Committee, the Ways and Means Committee, the Right to Know Oversight Commission, and the Medical Malpractice and Insurance Oversight Committee. Medical Director, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services 1989 -1995. Associate Editor, Journal of Public Health Policy 1980 - 1984. Hoffman held several academic and senior professional positions, including; Lecturer (Psychology), Boston University.