Then, we encounter a robot therapist whose inventor became so unnerved by its success that he pulled the plug. Nabokov's Speak, Memory is just one tribute to Mnemosyne, mother of our muses and of our sense of self. After all, we humans talk to ourselves, to books, to games--we literally animate things (and often people! For myself, I have had "in my head conversations" with authors and editors. It also makes me miss NYC..mostly you guys make me Think. I was hoping you'd talk more about the philosophical level; if these machines could think, act, speak, behave, and understand just like people. The military was unsure what they could learn and were afraid of these things being used for espionage! As a kid in the 80's I played with the computer script psychoanalyst too. You've had a long run, covered so many interesting concepts so wonderously, it seems like as you have to stretch further and further for new material, you're scraping the bottom of the barrel rather than the top of it. 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. While they were there, Scott actually perished whereas my grandfather was part of the Northern party, anyway they killed seals and penguins to survive. While the two can have overlapping components they are not the same.
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