[ExI] Zombie glutamate

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 11:47:13 UTC 2015

On 15 February 2015 at 22:17, Tomaz Kristan <protokol2020 at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, my precious consciousness (with no irony here) can likely be almost too
> easily emulated.
>  Maybe inside a computer not more complex than this PC. Maybe a bigger
> computer _is_ required, I don't know. Maybe a very simple one, like the
> Monte, the no-so-smart phone, I had.
> Maybe even simpler? Might be. Might be also MUCH more complicated than
> today's largest computer or than the Internet. It's a possibility.

You don't need a big and complex computer to simulate anything,
whether the brain or the universe containing it, you just need a
general purpose computer (a smart phone will do) and enough storage.
What you need high powered hardware for is if you want to emulate a
brain in real time.

> But at the end, it's "just" a Turing machine model. And it can apparently
> causes the consciousness I know.

Stathis Papaioannou

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