On 9 Sep 97 at 1:49, Eric Smith wrote:
> Andrew G Williams <AOL.COM> wrote: AGW01
> > Just read the Penrose books.
> Brief summary of Penrose's position (with which I strongly
Must check out the local library.
Aren't scientist developing a so called 'quantum effect' computer,
> As near as I can tell, Penrose believes quantum uncertaintly is
> necessary to intelligence because:
> all known naturally-occuring forms of inteligence involve
> quantum uncertainty
Thats like saying - "All life is based on the carbon atom, therefore
life based on other atoms is not possible"
(impossible to prove a negative, isn't it?)
> we've never developed intelligent computers (circular
Kasparov was sounding rather hysterical on the subject.
(remove the you know what before replying)
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