Stern Show So, apparently, Howard's new contract ISN'T the craziest thing the CEO of Sirius has ever done.

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  1. the G-man

    the G-man Well-Known Member

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    From Cracked.com:

    Martine Rothblatt, CEO of Sirius Radio and the highest-paid female CEO in the nation, is using her fortune to drive bigger and better ventures. After her daughter was diagnosed with a rare lung disease, she founded a biotech company. This would have been a great venture with which to honor her daughter if they were focusing squarely on things like curing lung cancer, but that's not quite what happened. In the biggest case of "that escalated quickly" the world has ever seen, she's built a robot clone of her wife, Bina Aspen, named BINA48.

    BINA48 is known as a "mind clone", which Rothblatt describes as "a digital copy of your mind outside your body." A number of Aspen's thoughts and emotions have been converted into computer code and uploaded into an AI, which was further uploaded into a robot that we're forced to assume shares Aspen's approximate likeness, because there's no way this doesn't get mentioned in the eventual divorce proceedings.

    There's a bit of a bigger problem: Robotic minds aren't exactly advanced enough to mimic a person yet, and Rothblatt suspects it will be several decades before we get to that point. One writer has said that conversations with BINA48 "often descended into a crazed babble." So until science catches up, you're able to create a dumber and more off-putting version of your spouse. We can't imagine how that could possibly aid in grieving, but hey, if it helps one person, maybe it's worth it.​
     
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    Calloused Shins Well-Known Member

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    He's a funny dude
     
  3. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    Sounds like she cloned every wife.
     
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    fredrogers Well-Known Member

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    That dude is seriously fucked in the head.
     
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    Ctanner Well-Known Member

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    Meh, been done before

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  6. the G-man

    the G-man Well-Known Member

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    (rimshot)
     
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    BrerJimmy Well-Known Member

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    He/She was on Joe Rogan Questions Everything a year or two ago talking about this. It's actually pretty rudementary despite its technological advancements. Not to mention the fact that it's a chocolate robot. I don't want sass from my androids...

     
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    She hasn't been the CEO of Sirius since 1992. She is working on some very interesting projects though.

     
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    Vincenzo69 Well-Known Member

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    What duh fuc?
     
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    Vincenzo69 Well-Known Member

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    Reminds me of when Ted Williams's crazy son had his head frozen in hopes science would be able to resurrect him in 500 years.

    And it turned out the goofballs at the lab played baseball with Ted Williams's head and were facefucking it
     
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    The Jackie chair Well-Known Member Banned User

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    He looks a lot like Beefus, still a smart dude.
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    He/she's had a sex change operation. Every time Howard talks about transsexuals he's kissing his/her ass. It took this thread to make me realize that.
     
  13. the G-man

    the G-man Well-Known Member

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    Howard better kiss its ass. It's the only reason LarryKing 2.0 isn't doing a podcast from the Palm Springs closet.
     
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    I dunno, sounds like they have in fact achieved a perfect "mind clone" of a woman.
     
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    the G-man Well-Known Member

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    HEY-Ohhhhh
     
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    How old is this story? She isn't the CEO of Sirius, she was one of the original founders.
     
  18. the G-man

    the G-man Well-Known Member

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    Cracked published it today. Of course their editorial standards have been sliding now that their main mission is SJW shit.
     
  19. Irish Joe

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    Their marriage is just one long game of Prenuptial Chicken.

    That, or he's a straight up sociopath one step away from wearing her skin like he's wearing her blouses.
     
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    The difference between men and women. If a woman's husband becomes a woman sometimes they stay together. If a husband's wife becomes a man, uh no thanks.