Most of us instinctively agree that the human brain and the computer are qualitatively different—that the difference between human and computer intelligence is one, not of degree, but of kind. If you were wondering, however, why this is true, Ari N. Schulman at the New Atlantis has a wonderful new article illustrating the proverbial nuts and bolts that make up both human and artificial intelligence:Read the whole thing.
(Via First Things.)
Monday, March 02, 2009
Though I'm not sure where in Philosophy it lands exactly: