On Aug 15, 8:21 pm, Colin Geoffrey Hales <cgha...@unimelb.edu.au>
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 2:06 AM, Colin Geoffrey Hales

> The solution is: there is/can be no simulation in an artificial
> cognition. It has to use the same processes a brain uses: literally.
> This is the replication approach.
> Is it really such a big deal that you can't get AGI with computation?
> Who cares? The main thing is we can do it using replication. We are in
> precisely the same position the Wright Bros were when making artificial
> flight.
> This situation is kind of weird. Insisting that simulation/computation
> is the only way to solve a problem is like saying 'all buildings must be
> constructed out of paintings of bricks and only people doing it this way
> will ever build a building.'. For 60 years every building made like this
> falls down.
> Meanwhile I want to build a building out of bricks, and I have to
> justify my position?
> Very odd.

Y E S. You've nailed it.

> I literally just found out my PhD examination passed ! Woohoo!
> So that's .....
> Very odd.

Congratulations Dr.!

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