Can robots write tell-all books?

Breaking news from ONN (the Onion News Network): The Pentagon has developed and successfully deployed an unmanned spokesdrone, which is able to conduct press conferences and field questions deemed too dangerous for a human press secretary, whose career could be irreparably damaged by answering them.

Of course, the question remains: Can a robot, after years of dedicated service, turn on its controller and write a tell-all book about how things went oh-so-wrong during its tenure?

3 thoughts on “Can robots write tell-all books?

  1. Dennis Lang says:

    Of course, you’re recalling HAL 9000 and a performance that surpassed the so-called humanoid actors in Kubrick’s masterpiece; while asking the question befuddling philosophers for decades: Are robots (and press secretaries) capable of consciousness?

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