Fun_People Archive
12 May
Kibo and AI

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 12 May 99 11:33:25 -0700
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Subject: Kibo and AI

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[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]

Newsgroups: alt.religion.kibology
From: (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 (,,,,,,,,, *and*, because it was so important, "AFP / Kiriko Nishiyama"
( wrote:

>    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.


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