[ExI] AI Motivation revisited
rloosemore at susaro.com
Thu Jun 30 13:53:32 UTC 2011
Samantha Atkins wrote:
> On 06/29/2011 11:46 AM, Richard Loosemore wrote:
>> Stefano, your argument is fine .... except that you have neglected to
>> notice that I was talking about whether a PC could simulate a mind
>> "in real time". In other words, from the very beginning I have been
>> talking about anything EXCEPT the universal computation issue!
>> I never disputed whether a tinkertoy or a bunch of marbles running in
>> a maze (or a Searlean idiot locked up in a room with pieces of paper
>> being passed under the door) could simulate a mind .... hey, no
>> problem: all of these things could simulate a mind if programmed
>> All I cared about was whether a PC could do it in real time. In
>> other words, fast enough to keep up with a human.
> Did you present you argument for operation throughput of the brain
> and show that that the same operation throughput can be done on a PC?
> If you did I missed it. If the PC cannot match the brain on
> operation throughput then I don't see how you can say it is possible
> for a PC to keep up with a human across all general intelligence tasks.
You come into the middle of an argument and, not having understood the
thread, you imply that I said something that I did not, then imply that
I was negligent in not properly justifying the thing that I did not say.
Nice try. ;-)
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