On Feb 12, 2:22 pm, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 11, 8:04 pm, Quentin Anciaux <allco...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2012/2/11 Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com>
> > > 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.
> > It's not because you can program's them to being slavingly dumb to do a
> > thing *that's the only thing they can do*, that's a "program" mean.
> That's what being dumb is - not being able to figure out how to do
> anything else than what you already do.

Then no AI is fully dumb, since all are adaptive to some extent.

> Intelligence is the ability to
> make sense of any given context

"Any"? Then no human is fully intelligent.

> and to potentially transcend it, which
> is why it can't be programmed or simulated (but it can be imitated
> trivially for specific functions). If it weren't that way we would not
> be having this discussion.

That we are having this discussion does not prove we
are infinitely adaptable, as your definition "intelligent" requires.

>Machines would exhibit creativity and
> versatility and would be widely considered identical to animal and
> human life.
> Craig

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