Build Humans Back Better
You’re a human being. Why not stay a human being?
Because I want the best and that’s a metallic heart.
Manuel, Cho and Sam are talking about the following paper:
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Manuel, Cho, Sam
Hi Cho! Hi Sam! Great that you could both make it!
Sure, no problem! Hi everyone! 😊
Hi all! You want to talk about robots again? 😄
Actually, no, and we’d be leaving Cho out …😄
Except for the machinery in our lab, I’m not really into robotics 😄
I’d like to interview you both about cognitive enhancement
That does sound more up my alley!
So, is this about AI and brain implants?
Well, yes and no, I mean, not just about that …
I’d also like to hear your views on the idea of enhancement as such
Like, philosophically, ethically?
I did take a course on the ethics of AI (Ethics of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics), but I’m not sure whether that’s the same
Let me explain a bit then:
Remember the piece about science and sci-fi John and I were working on? Life Imitating Science
Sure, that was very interesting! 😊
And that actually was about robots … again! 😊
I know you love talking about robots, so I keep bringing them up …
Thanks to Julia we started writing on all the ways humans have tried to improve themselves
A kind of history of tool use?
Both actually! That’s why I need both your expertise here: this is about prosthetics.
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