yes, machines can perceive patterns as well as organic life forms.
I want to convert all those factory workers into creative (emotion-based) knowledge workers..
interesting scientific differences when computers (goog self-drive car) can react in less than a sec in real world situations and *not be able to detect minute sensory differences in chip assembly in iPhones manufacturing. (then again there's a lot more factory workers than bus drivers? - aka - so more jobs)