On Feb 11, 8:33 pm, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Feb 11, 12:01 pm, 1Z <peterdjo...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > > On Feb 11, 1:24 am, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > I'm not trying to convince anyone that I'm brilliant, I'm explaining > > > why the popular ideas and conventional wisdom of the moment are > > > misguided. > > > You need to explain, non-question-beggingly.. > > I have been accused of that sometimes, but I have never been guilty of > it that I have seen. > > > > > > What a computer does is arithmetic to us, but to the computer it's > > > billions of separate electronic or mechanical events that signify > > > nothing to it. > > > ...why that is a problem > > with the computer being a computer and not with the computer being > > too dumb. > > All computers are as dumb as anything could be. Any computer will run > the same loop over and over forever if you program them to do that. > > Craig
And not of you don't.. We have made a little progress here. You think computers are dumb because you think in terms of the hardware, and not in terms of the software, despite the fact that the latter can be of any degree of complexity. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.