Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 28th May 2012 03:53 UTC
General Development FuriousFanBoys interviews Ben Goertzel regarding Artificial Intelligence. Ben started the OpenCog project (an open sourced AI non-profit), acts as an adviser to the Singularity University, and currently bounces back between Hong Kong and Maryland building in-game AI.
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RE[9]: Cursing Computer
by kwan_e on Mon 28th May 2012 23:23 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: Cursing Computer"
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While you point out his Appeal to Emotion, you completely ignore that you are using an Argument by Analogy.

What argument? Why can't something be an honest question? A question that happens to use an analogy?

No, the neuron does not know that it is part of a whole, but the neuron is not capable of knowing, or even imagining that it is. It is a fixed-function electrochemical device that processes chemical inputs.

So? How can we tell WE'RE not part of a wider consciousness? Again, you both make the IMPLICIT argument that our consciousness is the most expressed form there is and that anything we can't recognized is therefore not a consciousness.

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