On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 8:12 AM, Roger Clough <rclo...@verizon.net> wrote:
> Hi Bruno Marchal
> IMHO computers cannot think, although they can appear to think.
> If they could think, they should be able to
> b) construct a language that only another computer can understand.
In a sense, this is what happens every time your web browser talks to
another secure server. The two computers, on the fly, invent an encoding
which only they can understand. This is what makes the connection secure.
No one can pick your credit card numbers out on their way to amazon because
your computer is "speaking a language" that only one other computer in the
whole world (the one at amazon) is able to understand.
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