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. Jason -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.