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The Android Head of Philip K. Dick

Dufty, who observed the development of the robot while a postdoc, uses the unlikely story to meditate on the state of robotics and artificial intelligence. (Making a robot head out of your beloved is the futuristic equivalent of a sonnet, it seems. ) Advertisement At a conference, he got to know roboticists from the University of Memphis who were working on an educational program called AutoTutor. If they combined Hansons well-crafted heads and AutoTutors basic conversational abilities, the roboticists decided, they could create an androidand why not craft it in the form of a science fiction writer preoccupied with the line between man and machine?

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June 02, 2012 June 03, 2012 Slate Magazine via Google News Robots ScienceFiction NewsFinder Text English HTML

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