Re: Wolfram Alpha

2009-03-12 Thread Mirek Dobsicek
G√ľnther Greindl wrote: Kim, great post, thanks! I second that! cheers, mirek Kim Jones wrote: Let's keep it simple. Schools and universities (globally identifiable as 'the education industry') have traditionally fulfilled the role of fountains of knowledge. ..

Re: [Fwd: NDPR David Shoemaker, Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction]

2009-03-12 Thread John Mikes
Gunther wrote: ...assuming that _every_ computation is conscious qua computation? brings up in my mind: thinking in comp (at least: in numbers) translates 'conscious' into 'computed' ?? (That would imply an elevation from the binary embryonic contraption as our computer into more