Modern Day Frankenstein

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Artificial Intelligence: Modern Day Frankenstein

Antonio Orr

Kaplan University

HU310-02AU: Culture, Society and Advanced Technology

Professor Mary Patricia Morriss

January 11, 2010

Artificial Intelligence: Modern Day Frankenstein

In the modern world technology is one of the most controversial subjects when talking about life’s need for it. A modern day Frankenstein plot would be the invention or production of cloning. Human, animal and genetically enhanced vegetations are current inventions of technology. In this story plot there is a host of characters that are similar to the ones in Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein. In her book there are a host of characters such as Robert Walton, an English adventurer, undertakes an expedition to the North Pole.

In my modern version his name is Michael Bucinni and he are also is a sort of adventurer because he travels from country to country trying to find different methods of enhancing his Artificial Intelligence knowledge. Mary Shelley’s book had a speaker who his name was Victor Frankenstein, for whom the book is named. He was being the narrator for the bulk of the novel. He was born into a wealthy Swiss family; Victor enjoyed an idyllic, peaceful childhood. His parents were kind, marvelous people; they are presented as ideals  as shining examples of the goodness of the human spirit.

The modern day version in which will be referred as AI: modern day Frankenstein there is really no need to have a narrator because technology speaks for itself. In her book there were a host of characters like Elizabeth Lavenza: Adopted cousin of Victor Frankenstein., Henry Clerva: Life-long friend of Victor Frankenstein, Justine Moritz: Servant in the Frankenstein household, Alphonse Frankenstein: Victor Frankenstein's father, Caroline Beaufort Frankenstein: Wife of Alphonse. All the characters had an involvement in the management of the life of Victor Frankenstein.

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