[NTLK] OT: iPad vs. MS Courier: Sound Off
jimlee at centurytel.net
Wed Apr 7 23:42:05 EDT 2010
On Apr 7, 2010, at 8:27 PM, Paul Nuernberger wrote:
> it seems to me
> they made a movie about augmented cognition (thoughts-actions) ...
> 'Forbidden Planet' anyone?
Spooky - I just watched that a few hours ago! Good 'ol Robbie...
Another movie about "augmented cognition" is "Brainstorm" w/Natalie
Wood & Christopher Walken.
Personally, I don't believe that any such technology will ever exist
(don't bother to tell me it already does - it doesn't). The human
brain is far too complex for us to interface to in a meaningful way.
Besides, there is a fundamental law to overcome: the thing that
understands a complex object must be more complex than that object.
In other words, only something super-human can fully comprehend the
Just give me a stylus that I can draw with, please.
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