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Controlling robots with your mind
Nov 8, 2008, 12:15p
It's the stuff of which sci-fi dreams are made. Mind control, well, not of another person, but of a robot. Want your laundry done? Tell your robot to do it. But not just tell it, think it.

That's the idea, anyway.

Before I applied to grad school, this stuff really intrigued me. While working at Google, so often I ... more »

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How I came to believe in God
Nov 6, 2008, 12:12a - Religion
Since the 6th grade, I've been a devout atheist. My rationale was pretty straightforward and certainly not unique. The world is such a fucked up place, that between the bad things that happen to good people and the good things that happen to bad people, even if there is a god, he can't be a good one. And if he ... more »

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