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the-great-assyr on Jan 21, 2018 | hide | past | web | favorite

One of the big problems with IIT's measure of consciousness is that it ascribes a bit consciousness to almost everything.


I'd love to read this article but the page asks me to pay $7 for it.

Ha! That's actually the consciousness test.

Makes me wonder what initial configurations of Game of Life can cause consciousness to emerge.

It's a Turing Complete wonderland, so there should be many.

What about living things that don't have a brain you can "zap to verify" ?

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