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The concept of Turing Complete does not apply to a laptop because the laptop itself is not a means to express computation. It is a means to execute computations. There is a difference. Turing Complete is a statement about the computational generality of languages. (Or, even more general, formalized processes.)

What you mean to say is that a laptop is not an actual Turing machine, but for all intents and purposes, it is. On that point, I agree.




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