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message 1: by RandomAnthony (last edited Aug 04, 2009 06:48AM) (new)

RandomAnthony | 14536 comments http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/08/03/ro...

What do you think? Interesting construct...Tad, remember this type of thing in Gibson?

I wonder if previous muscial robots have invaded the musical world without knowledge. There is American Idol...

Answer for yourself, Simon.

(Full Disclosure: I have never watched American Idol.)


message 2: by Kevin (new)

Kevin  (ksprink) | 11469 comments Domo arigato, mr. roboto,
Mata ah-oo hima de
Domo arigato, mr. roboto,
Himitsu wo shiri tai


message 3: by Matt (new)

Matt | 819 comments Interesting, RA...I believe that the Idoru began acting on it's own volition in All Tomorrow's Parties, correct? What if this guy starts running phishing schemes so that he can buy himself a new guitar, etc.?

Not that I keep up with the genre, but all of the newer female country singers that I see folks around here salivating over seem to be one and the same. Definitely a Stepford thing going on there...


Jackie "the Librarian" | 8993 comments Perhaps THIS explains Lady Gaga! ;)


message 5: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven) No it was excellent, Jane.


message 6: by [deleted user] (new)

Jane wrote: "I find the whole using-the-internet-to-get-machines-to-behave-in-different-ways thing *extremely* interesting. Computational linguists are using internet statistics to come closer than ever to teac..."

It couldn't be to nerdy Jane, I understood it.



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