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Could The Internet And All Our Computers Eventually Become Conscious?
Put together all the transistors in all the computers in the world and you have roughly 1,000 times as many connections as the human brain has synapses. Could they achieve something like the consciousness that the human brain has? A number of observers, including neuroscientist Christof Koch, argue that there's no reason why not, "in principle." Philosopher Massimo Pigliucci points out a great big flaw in that argument..
Rationally Speaking 11/08/12
Posted November 16, 2012 12:52 AM
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