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You mean one that's a bit impaired at things like human status games?

that would be a feature, not a bug, lol.

i think he meant that they might be freakishly good at something most humans balk at, but they also may be totally lacking in such human nuances as tact, or humility, respect for others, or scanning of emotional tone... all notes, no music.

maybe they would come optionally equipped with snark apps though.

computers can be unselfconsciously hilarious, but they don't get their own jokes...

i remember some mashups of buddhist wisdom in the early noughties that were roll-on-the-floor funny, as parodies.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Mon Aug 29th, 2011 at 03:49:21 PM EST
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Yeah, but you see, that bears no relation to Aspergers in any way. At all.

computers can be unselfconsciously hilarious, but they don't get their own jokes...


That we know of.

</slight drunken comment>

by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Mon Aug 29th, 2011 at 04:48:41 PM EST
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