Jason Snell asks John Siracusa to rule on the meaning of various words and concepts. It’s not just about robots anymore.

194

Henge

When the definition escapes its antecedent.

John Siracusa and Jason Snell


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193

Puppet

When is it a puppet, and when is it just someone in a suit? And what does this mean for the future of Gritty?

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192

Backup Brain

If we clone your body and transfer your memories to it, is it you?

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191

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190

Pillow

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189

What We’re Owed

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188

Reboot

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187

The Cloud

Is The Cloud just Other People’s Computers? Watch out for Cloud Men!

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186

Gum

Most people aren’t eating light bulbs.

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185

Blanket

Listener James sends us a special message from beneath his blanket.

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184

Indie Developer

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