[ExI] The digital nature of brains (was: digital simulations)
stathisp at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 23:50:56 UTC 2010
2010/1/24 Eric Messick <eric at m056832107.syzygy.com>:
> Stathis writes:
>>This is true, but you could hook up the simulation to a thermometer
>>and it would be as good as a digital thermostat or you could just
>>have the simulated thermostat regulate the temperature of a simulated
>>room. You could do the same with a simulated human: connect him to
>>sense organs or create a sufficiently rich virtual environment for
>>him. In either case he should be conscious.
> Exactly! I just said the same thing using a lot more words.
Yes, sorry for repeating it. I tend to answer emails in the order I
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