As long as the ambulance version puts patient life above hunger, I'm cool with it.
Rating: 4/10 Stupids.
A modest amount of stupid, tempered by one impossibly levelheaded comment. I'd have given them a better mark, but Reddit never links my articles, so f**k 'em.
Slashdot is a technology oriented news website that is widely read by people with food in their keyboards. Given its computer related angle, the users in general are relatively educated, but as with most computer people, they do have strange cares. Simpsons
quotes abound, and you won't find a single thread on this site where someone doesn't take a swipe at Microsoft.
Sample Comments on the Flesh Eating Robot Story
It also doesn't say who exactly is supposed to ENFORCE the [robots non-human eating] conventions if someone breaks them.
The machines will enforce the conventions.
What's the difference between having a robot eat the guy, and leaving the guy to be eaten by the crows, coyotes, vultures, or whatever other detrivores [wikipedia.org] are common place wherever you are.
Go read some philosophy and/or spirituality if you really want an answer to that (or just debate on it). It's WAY out of scope for this discussion, and frankly, it's something I expect civilised people to have already studied somewhat.
Maybe he can be allowed to eat the dead only for recreational purpose. :)
"I for one welcome our flesh eatin robot overlords."
Never thought I'd see a post where that lame meme was apropo...
Ukab the Great
"Company Denies Its Robots Feed On The Dead"
-- Insert Microsoft Employees Joke Here --
Rating: 2/10 Stupids.
I like the one p***k who goes off about what he expects "civilized people" to have studied. That's one hell of a p***k. But aside from him, the lame Simpsons
reference and the even lamer acknowledgment of the