Re: Interpretations, subjectivity

From: Christopher Maloney <>
Date: Fri, 09 Jul 1999 20:36:50 -0400

Higgo James wrote:
> I think almost everyone on this list would disagree wit the statement,
> "Passing the Turing Test is a necessary but not sufficient condition for a
> consciousness". The idea that a machine that passes the test could be
> outwitted by another conscious entity simply displays lack of knowledge of
> the definition of the Turing test.

Yes, whenever I hear anyone talk about "Zombies", I reach for
my gun.

(paraphrasing Stephen Hawking.)

Chris Maloney
"Knowledge is good"
-- Emil Faber
Received on Fri Jul 09 1999 - 18:56:04 PDT

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