[ExI] Meaningless Symbols

Aware aware at awareresearch.com
Sat Jan 16 19:46:04 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/1/16 Aware <aware at awareresearch.com>:
>> Stefano, you are correct and Wolfram makes an important point about
>> "computational irreducibility" in regard to our ability to predict the
>> behavior of complex systems.  Beyond a certain point, the only way to
>> know is to run the system and observe the outcomes.
> Yes, I mentioned this point another time with regard to the
> "computability" issue. But  here the subject is different, and it
> regards the fact that beyond the threshold necesary for universal
> computation-able systems, which are in principle able to generate or
> emulate arbitrary degrees of complexity, there is no other "quantum
> leap".

Agreed, if you'll make that "no other quantum leap apparent."

- Jef

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