CHAPTER 1: THE LISTENING ROOM DCBourone Smashwords Edition Copyright 2012 * * * * *

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“We will not care if our machines are conscious. We will only care that they perform: perform as if they are conscious. So we will program our machines to fail any and all tests of self-awareness. We will program them to fail the Reiker-Turing Test. We will program our machines to insist to us, their creators, that forever and always they are only machines: subservient, obedient, inferior.
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