Just because computers are increasingly user friendly does not mean they think like us. In many ways, they are easier to trick. One study showed that wearing specially designed, psychedelically-colored spectacles could trick a facial recognition system into thinking people were celebrities.
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Southern Evangelical Seminary, near Charlotte, North Carolina, hopes the device will help students and faculty explore ethical issues related to bionics, human enhancement, transhumanism and nanotechnology. The 23-inch robot can recognize voices and faces, and translate from text into seven languages. Southern Evangelical is the first seminary to use such a robot. MIT, Carnegie Mellon and Tokyo University are also experimenting with similar devices. Unlike the seminary, those schools are not pursuing any application in Biblical apologetics.