Re: How to make a slave

From: Nick Tarleton (
Date: Sat Nov 24 2007 - 14:10:03 MST

On Nov 24, 2007 11:15 AM, John K Clark <> wrote:

> I am much smarter and more complex than this program, and yet it has the
> capacity to surprise me. You think this simple minded little program can
> do something that a Jupiter Brain cannot do; I think otherwise.

You cannot predict every program's behavior; it does not follow that every
is unpredictable. It is impossible to prove statements about the behavior of
in general, sure, but we can still construct particular programs we can
prove things

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