On 3/5/2013 3:03 PM, William R. Buckley wrote:
You build an automaton, place it and turn it on, and from that point
in time forward
the automaton reacts to acceptable information all on its own.
You contradict yourself -- - I don't think it has to be human --
machines only help
non-machines to interpret - - and if the human point is important,
you will accept your definition to be that it must be biological life,
for a machine
cannot be alive.
A machine is either a machine or it is not a machine -- a machine
cannot be both
a machine and not a machine at the same time.
Do we have a exact definition of what is a "machine"?
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