Humans That Think: A Future Trialogue

Pamela McCorduck


We can expect, then, a conference such as this in fifty years ( a hundred years, no need to frame it precisely) to feature as its centerpiece a panel discussion among computers on the fascinating topic of whether humans can really be said to think. Picture three computers, named for no particular reason, Edward, Marvin and Seymour, debating before a learned group such as yourselves.

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