[ExI] Digital Consciousness

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Mon May 6 17:11:45 UTC 2013

On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 10:27 PM, Gordon <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:

 > I can make computers do interesting things that appear conscious, but I
> don't suppose I could ever write a program that would make a computer
> actually conscious.

How could you tell if you succeeded or failed?

> How do I write a "become conscious" function?

That would be easy, just write a "become intelligent" function.

> I think the brain itself is not intrinsically a calculator

And a computer is not a calculator either unless it is running a calculator

  John K Clark
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