[ExI] Digital Consciousness .

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Apr 29 05:27:46 UTC 2013

On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 10:08:50PM -0700, Gordon wrote:

> I think computer architectures will need to evolve a great deal to achieve what organic brains can do. 

They will.

> They won't be recognizable as digital computers. They won't be digital software/hardware platforms.

All the prior work will be done on large scale conventional computers.
They are functionally equivalent. There is fundamental difference.
It's just a question of energy efficiency and speed why an all-purpose
digital computer is not suitable for solid state minds.

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