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What kind of robots are on here?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by kweng, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. kweng

    kweng New Member

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    I think that its funny on the side of the forum you can see how many members, guests and robots (!!) are online in this forum. Haven't seen that before.. What kind of robots are interested in visting this forum?
     
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    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    Search engine crawlers mainly.
     
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    1 Cybertronian
     
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    Although it might be nice to have one from the Turing Competition.
    On books preferably, if they ever have one.
    Can't wait. :D
     
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    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    The best kind.
     
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    Thank goodness for the random question thread, otherwise the non-activity would have them idling.
     
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    :D:star5:
     
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    I cannot believe the question of robots has come up and nobody has yet recited the Three Laws.
     
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    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    DARPA has refused to acknowledge them so I am just following the precedent.
     
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    Damn them. Damn them all to Hell! Don't they know that ignoring the Three Laws puts the species in mortal danger? We will be supplanted by our creations!
     
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    Long, long conversation with so many levels.

    Next time we are looking over a couple of biers and have a couple of hours to spare, mate. ;)
     
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    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    Aye.
     
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    Well, there's Johnny 5, Data, Servo, Wall-E, David8, Bender, and few Stepford Wives....and Twiki but we avoid him as much as we can.
     
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    You forgot Cherry2000...
     
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    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    semi-relevant




    Aye.
     
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    Never noticed this until kweng mentioned it. Interesting reading the explanations though I'm not aware what are the 3 laws?
     
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    Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics

    1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
    2. A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
    3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.
     
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    Thanks for answering everyone!
     

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