On Tuesday, March 26, 2013 1:33:11 PM UTC-4, Brent wrote: > > On 3/26/2013 7:13 AM, Bruno Marchal wrote: > > It is a bit what happens, please study the theory. Qualia are useful to > accelerate information processing, and the integration of that processing > in a person. And they are unavoidable for machines in rich and > statistically stable universal relations with each others. > > > Can you describe exactly how they are unavoidable? Specifically I wonder > what constraints this puts on them. Looked at from the aspect of > engineering intelligence I would assume it would depend on sensor > capabilities, i.e. that machines would primarily communicate about what > they can both see. But that doesn't account for humans who communicate a > lot about what they feel. >
What if I develop a sensor which has photological detection capacities which are so acute that it can detect chemical signatures. Would it see odors or would it smell patterns of light? Craig > Brent > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.