Doesn't mean that a coffee filter is intelligent too? If so, is a series of
coffee filters more intelligent than one? What about one with a hole in it?
On Sunday, November 11, 2012 8:14:05 AM UTC-5, rclough wrote:
> 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.
> "Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen
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