[ExI] [Exl] Digital Consciousness

Gordon gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Tue May 7 01:28:03 UTC 2013


>>Neuroscience is still in its infancy, but one day we will understand the biological processes that cause consciousness. With that information, we will perhaps be in a position to synthesize a brain. 

>Why the big argument then? That is all anyone else here has said. Isn't it?

The debate concerns the possibilities of digitally simulated brains, not the possibilities of synthetic brains. I don't know exactly what synthetic brains will look like, but I feel pretty certain that they won't look much like what we currently call digital computers.

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