Episode 496 – mind of a machine

* (1:00) Playing robots in a game, focusing on RP, not the stats.

* (4:44) Who built you, why, and with what philosophical presuppositions?

* (9:05) Some thought exercises to unpack a robot’s mind. The Theory of Mind.

* (14:27) Separating emotion, physiology, and mind. Emergent properties.

* (20:44) Anthropopathism and assuming mind where it doesn’t exist.

* (22:55) The Turing Test and Chinese Room. Syntax versus semantics.

* (31:01) How the distinction plays out in an RPG.

* (44:06) Understanding the mind of the character you’re playing.

Hosts: Chad, Dan, Wayne

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