October 16th, 2015
Episode 197 of 457 episodes
Roboticists have created an automaton with the appearance and behavior of legendary science fiction author, Phillip K. Dick. Quotes from actual interviews are augmented with an AI system that actually learns as it communicates. And recently, it told one interviewer it would eventually put humans in a "People Zoo", Anthony and Jeff find this information alarming, but oddly exciting. At least the robot uprising will start with fantastic authors.