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The Life of a Sentient Rock
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"Sure, they're handy little things to have around, but you can't deny they're potentially dangerous."
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"What I'm about to tell you does not leave this mustache."
Thought of the sentient protoplasm sack
'The good news, Dave, is that the computer's passed the Turing test. The bad news is that you've failed.'
At long last, true artificial intelligence. 'The heck with this. Let's go fishing!'
"Gee, I just wish I had the words to describe this scene to you fellows back on earth...!"
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Machine consciousness - a robot thinking. The thought is in the form of a printed circuit board. The robot is a clockwork toy robot, to emphasise the infancy of the concepts involved
"It's the porch plants - can they come in?"
'I hate my life.
"There they all are again..."
'Hello, are any of you other cars sentient? No? (sigh.)'
"Autonomous lawnmowers were a bad idea. I see that now."
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A tin of fish runs from a tin opener.
'A car accident? Heavens, no! It's just a mild case of technology backlash!'
'We'll know whether to treat it with any special moral consideration when we see if it passes the Turing test.'
'If I wasn't meant to destroy the world, God wouldn't have created me with atomic blasters instead of hands.'
The evolution of artificial intelligence.
"My parents said that until I find a job and move out they will not recognize me as a sentient being."
"Actually, I do my best thinking when Mr. Genius here is sound asleep. How about you?"
"Hard data just isn't doing it for me anymore. I crave ambiguity!"