Qualifying me as a "bot" or having "rotobtic features" you actually questionned my human nature, jokingly or seriously. Since you were definitely not the first person to do so, here is a structured page (yet human-readable) to elaborate on that topic in order to hopefuly help us both.
Questions to explore
- Should I be offended?
- Did you actually ask a proper question?
- Did you ponder this very question yourself?
- What led you to such a conclusion?
- What are the consequences of my education?
- carthesian method, logic
- computer science
- What are the cues that lead you to this idea?
- potentially misleading behaviors
- What are emotions?
- emotions are quick heuristic that takes over before more costly but more effective rational decision making takes place
- Don't be surprised I made such a page as Im not surprised you are surprised to know that such a page do exist.
religious bias, upraising, humanocentric, ...
biological machinery, quantum physics, ...
reductionism, idealism, ...
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- FaceBots: Steps Towards Enhanced Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction by Utilizing and Publishing Online Social Information, April 2009
- Parsing the Turing Test Philosophical and Methodological Issues in the Quest for the Thinking Computer, Springer, 2008
- brief History of CAPTCHA according to Wikipedia
- Unreal Tournament : Was That a Bot or a Human? Surfdaddy Orca, H+ Magazine Summer 2009
- Chapter 1. Emotional States from Marvin Minsky's The Emotion Machine
- Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong by Wendell Wallach and Colin Allen, OUP 2008
- Technical Report GIT-GVU-07-16 Lethality and Autonomous Systems: Survey Design and Results by Lilia Moshkina and Ronald C. Arkin, Mobile Robot Laboratory, College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008
- Researchers develop “HoneyBot”, Social Engineer IRC Users automatically, IRC-Junkie.org June 2010
- Mind vs. Machine by Brian Christian, The Atlantic March 2011