On 9/25/2012 3:44 PM, Stephen P. King wrote:
On 9/25/2012 3:33 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 9/25/2012 12:24 PM, William R. Buckley wrote:
> l...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Roger Clough
> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 5:26 AM
> To: everything-list
> Subject: Can a computer make independent choices ?
> Hi Stephen P. King
> I don't deny that a computer can optimize itself,
> but I deny that the operation is autonomous,
> meaning independent, for ultimately it is software
> dependent, using a program written by an outsider.
> True intelligence and true consciousness must be
> to whatever extent possible independent of outside
> help or perspective.
Which just means the learned component of behavior should be big compared to the
built-in component. Just as we don't think of animals as intelligent when they simply
follow instincts but we do think them intelligent when they learn things.
Simple prejudice explains that...
Do you have definition of intelligence that doesn't depend on learning?
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