On 8/29/2012 4:10 PM, John Clark wrote:
On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 7:21 PM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com
> It's worth mentioning that Turing did not intend his test to
imply that machines could think, only that the closest we could
come would be to construct machines that would be good at playing
The Imitation Game.
No you are entirely incorrect, that is not worth mentioning. There is
no difference between arithmetic and simulated arithmetic and no
difference between thinking and imitation thinking.
> I have used the example of a trashcan lid in a fast food place
that says THANK YOU.
And when a employee of a fast food restaurant says "THANK YOU" to the
47'th customer for the 47'th time in the last hour he puts about as
much thought into the message as the trash can did.
John K Clark
John C. Has a very good point here. The difference is in the framing.
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