Re: 3 "Real" Conscious Machines [WAS Re: Singularity: A rock 'em, shock'em ending soon?]

From: H C (
Date: Tue Jan 17 2006 - 17:32:25 MST

If the first person on your to-do list after creating an AGI is George
Lucas, then you have absolutely no understanding whatsoever about the
meaning of the Singularity, or any SL4 relevant information.

I hope you at least get flogged by the list snipers.


>From: "Woody Long" <>
>Subject: Re: 3 "Real" Conscious Machines [WAS Re: Singularity: A rock 'em,
>shock'em ending soon?]
>Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 18:15:49 -0500
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Robin Lee Powell <>
> > To: <>
> >
> > I'm not Loosemoore (sp?), but yes, I accept the Turing Test and its
> > variants, including this one, as an acceptable test of conciousness.
> >
> > > If so you will conclude that my droids are in fact conscious
> > > machines,
> >
> > Nope. Not until I talk to one. Until then, you're just A Crazy
> > Person.
> >
> > -Robin
>Agreed. The "If so you will conclude" part means precisely "you will
>conclude after you have talked to one in a live demonstration." However,
>this is also one positive vote for the Searle Test as the measuring rod for
>conscious machines, meaning if it passes, I get your vote. And yes, the
>Lucas Droid Trademark and my Droid Patent should work as a team, and he is
>in fact, the first on my list to have talk to my prototype in a private
>demonstration sometime in February 2006.
>Ken Woody Long

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