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Cyborg Buddhism Pt. 2: Android Kannon

“Artificial intelligence has developed to such an extent we thought it logical for the Buddha to transform into a robot,” said Buddhist Priest, Tensho Goto.

This episode is available at Apple Podcasts:

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/engage-dharma/id1567928338?i=1000584993191

In this episode, Cyborg Buddhism Part 2, I explore artificial intelligence and robots as a form of collective intelligence. In case you think I’m making this up—I didn’t invent the idea. There is an actual Android Kannon, a Buddhist Robot, commissioned by Buddhist priests for a temple in Kyoto, Japan. The links above contain the videos showing how this robot works at the temple

Transcript of this podcast can be found here:
https://engagedharma.net/2019/08/22/buddhist-futures-cyborg-buddhism-2/
and here:
https://engagedharma.net/2019/08/16/buddhist-futures-robot-kannon/


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