Tag Archives: Computer

A Cosmic Computer?

In both popular and technical literature in subjects such as cosmology or theoretical physics, one can often find authors referring to the universe as a “computer”. I have found, however, that frequently non-specialists (including, sometimes, authors of popular literature) are … Continue reading

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The Mind isn’t a Computer

Part II of “Artificial Intelligence or Mechanically Mindless?” I was writing an extensive explanation covering the brain/computer analogy (or metaphor), why it’s wrong, where it touches upon what is right, etc. Some 20+ pages in, I realized that I wasn’t … Continue reading

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