Re: [sl4] Complete drivel on this list: was: I am a Singularitian who does not believe in the Singularity.

Date: Tue Oct 13 2009 - 03:38:21 MDT

On Okt 12, 23:16, John K Clark wrote:
> > I therefore challenge your "Jupiter Brain" to a game of
> > stone-paper-scissors, armed with my random number generator.
> What is your point, that a Jupiter brain couldn't incorporate a 2$
> random number generatot if it wanted?

The point is, that there are ways in which real computers are _more_
powerful than turing machines and that turing-machine-limitations do
not automatically apply.
And yes, there are of course machines with true RNG (as in counting
radioactive decay, for example).

All the best,

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