Nov 19, 2003

Do I dream of electric sheep?
"A computer doesn't have understanding," she said. "It's just programed with information it can spit back out."

"And that's specific to computers?" I asked. "Really? I thought that's what Dr. Stephens has been doing to me in these 2 1/2 years of classes: feeding me information and asking me to spit it back out in papers."

He pushed back from the table and laughed.

"Huh," said another student. "Silliman thinks maybe he's a robot."