Thursday, September 20, 2018 |
Feature: Sidebar —
Topic: Technology —
From Adding Machines to Sex Robots
by Bobby Neal Winters
It's the little things. They add up. I've been studying electronics as a hobby, learning what I can from YouTube videos, books, and mistakes. I've wanted to understand computers and the like. I've even built a couple. You open up a computer, see all the pieces, and then you ask, "Where is the magic? Which piece is the piece that turns electricity into thinking?"
After a few years pursuing this hobby, I can still say that I don't know much, but I do know there is no such magic piece. It's not there. You've . . .
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