FANDOM


m
(See also)
 
(33 intermediate revisions by 11 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{mixed}}
+
[[File:Vlcsnap-1011545.png|thumb|320px|Thinking Machines]]
   
The term '''''Thinking Machines''''' referred to both an actual beings and a general concept, both of which had a profound impact on the development of [[human|humanity]] over the span of many millenia.
+
The term '''''Thinking Machines''''' referred to both actual beings and a general concept, both of which had a profound impact on the development of [[human]]ity over the span of many millennia.
   
== Thinking Machine Empire ==
+
== Conceptual Thinking Machines ==
Having been first created by the [[Old Empire]] to do everyday tasks for humans, the thinking machines rose up during the [[Time of Titans]] and took control of many inhabited worlds.
+
Following the rise of the actual thinking machines, and the physical and psychological damage they inflicted on the free humans, the very concept of a sentient machine became abhorrent to humanity and they were obliterated by the [[Butlerian Jihad]].
   
Led by [[Omnius]], a powerful computer [[Artificial Intelligence|AI]] that was also known as the Evermind, they quickly established an intergalactic empire that engaged in a protracted war of attrition with the remaining free humans, who called themselves the [[League of Nobles]]. The later stages of the war saw an escalation in tensions that were dubbed the ''[[Butlerian Jihad]]''. The Jihad ended with the defeat of the thinking machines at the hands of the free humans during the [[Battle of Corrin]].
+
Animosity against seemingly intelligent machines often escalated into outright hysteria, and resulted in a widespread hatred of mechanical objects. This hatred lasted through the ages thanks to rigid cultural restrictions, a good example of which was the [[Orange Catholic Bible]]'s supreme commandment: ''Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind.''
   
During the time of the [[Butlerian Jihad]] most '''thinking machines''' were controlled by [[Omnius]] with a few exceptions. The most notable of these were [[Erasmus]], who killed [[Serena Butler|Serena Butler's]] infant son while she was his slave; and [[Chirok]], a reprogrammed combat robot used by [[Ginaz]] for training of League forces.
+
==Images==
   
== Conceptual Thinking Machines ==
+
<gallery>
Following the rise of the actual thinking machines, and the physical and psychological damage they inflicted on the free humans, the very concept of a sentient machine became abhorant to humanity.
+
Screenshot_2019-03-11-23-46-14-1-4.png|Omnius in CHOAM - Dune Houses Enhanced
+
Edric O.jpg
Animosity against seemingly intelligent machines often escalated into outright hysteria, and resulted in a widespread hatred of mechanical objects. This hatred lasted through the ages thanks to rigid cultural restrictions, a good example of which was the [[Orange Catholic Bible|Orange Catholic Bible's]] supreme commandment: ''Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind.''
+
Revolt.png
  +
Hrethgir.png
  +
Old empire.png
  +
Cymek - Starship.jpg
  +
Cymekanderasmus.jpg
  +
Cymek.jpg
  +
Agamemnon & Omnius.jpg
  +
Symbolic Erasmus & Idaho.jpg
  +
DUNE-HA-Sp-1.jpg
  +
316466508-herbert-anderson-legends-of-dune-butlerian-jihad-1.jpg
  +
Xerxes.jpg
  +
9788401335204-1-1.jpg
  +
9780765306876-1.jpg
  +
omnius_by_zorro29-d1nw6ab-1.jpg
  +
</gallery>
   
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* [[Cymek]]
 
* [[Omnius]]
 
 
* [[Artificial Intelligence]]
 
* [[Artificial Intelligence]]
  +
* [[Seeking Machines]]
   
+
[[ru:Мыслящие машины]]
{{stub}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Organizations and Groups]]
 
 
[[Category:Technologies and developments]]
 
[[Category:Technologies and developments]]
  +
[[Category:Butlerian Jihad]]

Latest revision as of 06:57, July 27, 2019

Vlcsnap-1011545

Thinking Machines

The term Thinking Machines referred to both actual beings and a general concept, both of which had a profound impact on the development of humanity over the span of many millennia.

Conceptual Thinking Machines Edit

Following the rise of the actual thinking machines, and the physical and psychological damage they inflicted on the free humans, the very concept of a sentient machine became abhorrent to humanity and they were obliterated by the Butlerian Jihad.

Animosity against seemingly intelligent machines often escalated into outright hysteria, and resulted in a widespread hatred of mechanical objects. This hatred lasted through the ages thanks to rigid cultural restrictions, a good example of which was the Orange Catholic Bible's supreme commandment: Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind.

ImagesEdit

See also Edit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.