[ExI] Some new angle about AI.
jonkc at bellsouth.net
Sun Jan 3 07:03:02 UTC 2010
On Jan 1, 2010, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> organic brains do better than computers at the highest level of
> mathematical creativity.
Creativity is a moving target, as soon as a computer can do something pundits tell us that the thing in question wasn't really creative after all.
> it is this rather than the ability to have feelings, produce art etc. that Roger Penrose used in
> his case against AI.
The thing I don't understand is that if the human brain makes use of quantum mechanical principles to work its magic why can't we factor numbers better than computers?
John K Clark
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