The Smell of the Cyborg
boraq at worldnet.att.net
Sun Aug 2 21:16:25 EST 1998
Bora Ertung wrote in message <6q34jh$ofp at bgtnsc02.worldnet.att.net>...
>Mentifex wrote in message <35bf2e70.0 at news.victoria.tc.ca>...
>>http://www.scn.org/~mentifex/ Project Mindmaker deals with robots
>>and cyborgs based upon our thus far best available Theory of Mind:
>> /^^^^^^^^^^^\ The (default) Standard Mind Model /^^^^^^^^^^^\
>> /visual memory\ ________ / auditory \
>>| /--------|-------\ / syntax \ |episodic memory|
>>| | recog-|nition | \________/---|-------------\ |
>>| ___|___ | | | | _______ | |
>>| /image \ | __V___ ___V___ | /stored \ | |
>>| / percept \ | /deep \------/lexical\----|--/ phonemes\| |
>>| \ engrams /---|---/concepts\----/concepts \---|--\ of words/ |
>>| \_______/ | \________/ \_________/ | \_______/ |
>This is an interesting flow chart. However, what is it gotto do with
>the possible concept of a cyborg. Well, deaming on the future aint
>that bad though, but definitely not with this flow chart ;?).
>PS. by the way where is 'the thinking' on the flow chart; it is
>suppose to be the brain of a cyborg, aint it? ;?) This flow
>chart sounds more like the future blue print of an advanced
>A Cyborg!!?? read Isaac Asimov a lot? Well
>I' Robot and 'Robots and Empire' are not really bad..A complete
>philosophy on Cyborgology ( a new word, I just invented..Like
>someone invented the word Cyborg, heh) I know , there is this
>Cybernetics but what the heck.
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