Computers, code and consciousness Cumputers cannot simulate human activities or experiences or consciousness because they have to deal in code.
Code is not magic, have no inherent intelligence. Computers are not magic, they are just machines. Computers can only deal in code, which is impersonal and public. They are noit experiences, but can be descruiptions of experiences, which is not the same thing. Unfortunately, experiences are personal and computers, dealing in code only, have no access to them. Why must I keep explaining this ? Computers deal in code. People don't Dr. Roger B Clough NIST (ret.) [1/1/2000] See my Leibniz site at http://independent.academia.edu/RogerClough -- 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 email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.