Computing Machines?

[HOLD – Stub only …]

Yesterday Philip Ball posted this quip:

And then this was liked by Kevin Mitchell:

And Philip also tweeted these, liked by Kevin:


And after @JustinCaouette shared this Templeton piece by Marcus Arvan a few days ago,

Can Digital Computers Ever Achieve Consciousness?

I was prompted to respond:

I skim read the piece and added:

And for good measure:

[This is just a stub for elaboration about biological (living, universal Turing) machines … Suffice to say, the claims to be pointing out misunderstandings are themselves misunderstandings]

And like my previous post …
it’s about properly recognising “complexity”.

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