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Salvo 42

Salvo 42

Feature: Sidebar — Topic: TechnologySalvo #42

Baby Steps

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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