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unless you strangely accept the idealization of a "hand pressing tab space"

Why is that stranger than my computer requiring electricity to run?

Our field is founded on the idea that mechanical computation is preferred to human computation.

So would HTML+CSS+two drinky birds tapping the keys a'la Homer Simpson count?

Heh, you should look up what "computers" meant from the 17th century right until World War II. Our field is founded on the idea that machines have the same power as humans working like machines, and that that power's the most a machine (or a human working like a machine) can have.

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