Kibo and AI
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 12 May 99 11:33:25 -0700
Subject: Kibo and AI
[How can I explain Kibo in one line? ... I can't, but maybe I don't need
to... (Whew! That was easy.) -psl]
Forwarded-by: t byfield
[headited; via robot wisdom]
From: email@example.com (James "Kibo" Parry)
Subject: Re: Sony gives the world a robotic dog
Battlestar-Galactica-Date: 3096 centons, 67 microns, 0.02 lutefisk
Organization: Stately Kibo Manor
In ten newsgroups (clari.world.asia.japan, clari.tw.electronics,
clari.tw.computers.misc, clari.tw.top, clari.tw.new_media, clari.world,
clari.world.asia+oceania, clari.tw, clari.biz.front_page, *and*
clari.news.photos), because it was so important, "AFP / Kiriko Nishiyama"
> TOKYO, May 11 (AFP) - Sony Corp. Tuesday unveiled its first
> litter of robotic dogs that can play, bark, talk and even develop
> their own personalities, but cannot die.
That's because when you buy them THEY'RE ALREADY DEAD!!!
I just hope they don't have a stupid name.
> The gleaming metallic puppy-sized robot is named AIBO,
> the Japanese word for partner. The first two letters of the name also
> refer to "artificial intelligence."
And the last three letters of the name refer to a lawsuit.
© 1999 Peter Langston