the director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh
- _Mind Children_
- A study of _True Names_, Vernor Vinge’s critically acclaimed novella that invented the concept of cyberspace, features that complete text of the novella, as well as articles by Richard Stallman, John Markoff, Hans Moravec, Patricia Maes, Timothy May, and other cyberspace pioneers.
“we’re not really biological creatures anymore… most of what we pass on to our children is culture, libraries.”
“Don’t worry, you’ll learn to like robots. They’ll be nicer than human beings.”
Hans Moravec’s new book, “Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind” [Oxford University Press; 227 pp, . ISBN 0-19-511630-5]
“Back on planet earth, technology will arrive at the point where we can dispense with our bodies so that we can have our brains placed in a vat that will electronically stimulate them ad infinitum.”