Saturday, July 08, 2006

Goal of AI

2001: A Space Odyssey's lip-reading, natural language understanding and linguistically creative HAL 9000 intelligent machine, without its malevolence:

HAL to astronaut Dave: although you took thorough precautions in the pod against my hearing you, I could see your lips move.

Provocative Quotes

1. Good and evil, reward and punishment, are the only motives to a rational creature: these are the spur and reins whereby all mankind are set on work, and guided - John Locke (1632-1704): "The Philosopher of Freedom"

2. Belief is what I die for ....... dogma is what I kill for - unknown