[extropy-chat] Creating software with qualia

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 22:57:54 UTC 2005

I think everyone forgot to say "OMG Hal, post of the month, post of the month!"

Brilliant post Hal. I was worried my eyes would start bleeding if I
had to read any more of this thread. You may just have saved my life,
and that of many others who read this list.


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On 01/12/05, "Hal Finney" <hal at finney.org> wrote:
> One thing that strikes me about the qualia debate and the philosophical
> literature on the topic is that it is so little informed by computer
> science.  No doubt this is largely because the literature is old
> and computers are new, but at this point it would seem appropriate to
> consider computer models of systems that might be said to possess qualia.
> I will work out one example here.

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