Re: computer pain

From: 1Z <>
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 19:21:03 -0800

Colin Geoffrey Hales wrote:

> What I expect to happen is that the field configuration I find emerging in
> the guts of the chips will be different, depending on the object, even
> though the sensory measurement is identical. The different field
> configurations will correspond to the different objects. That is what
> subjective experience will look like from the "outside".
> The chip's 'solution' to the charge cnfiguration will take up a
> configuration based on the non-locality...hence the scientists will report
> different objects, even when their sensory measurement is identical, and
> it is the only apparent access they have to the object (to us).

And is it going to be the right solution? Because
then you chips are going to do better than humans.
Humans presented with ambiguous sensory data make wrong
perceptual judgements, or random ones (Necker cube).

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