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moonbatmax Donating Member (290 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-07-09 11:24 PM
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Corporations: Sentient Robots?
I came across this blog entry a few days ago. It takes an intersting, if not necessarily new view of the nature of corporations:
In the past few weeks there have been a number of news articles and at least four kerjillion blog posts regarding robots and the future of humanity. Robots that power themselves with organic matter, robots that can run like an animal, and snake robots that can hump human legs are all pretty cool, but theres also a related narrative that we, as humans, dont know how to deal with sentient robots.

The thing is, weve had unstoppable, zombie-like, intelligent actors capable of taking out a single human for at least a century. They have legal status, can own property, can file lawsuits, own weapons, have security forces, and they self-replicate based on available resources.

Theyre called corporations.

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