I was wrong.

According to my own definition of intelligence-- that it is the
ability of an entity, having at least some measure of free will,
to make choices on its own (without outside help)--  a
computer can have intelligence, and intelligence in no small measure.

The ability to sort is an example. To give a simple example, a 
computer can sort information, just as Maxwell's Demon could, 
into two bins. Instead of temperature, it could just be a number.
Numbers larger than A go into one bin, smaller than A go
into another bin.  It does it all on its own, using an "if" statement.

Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net 
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen

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