Re: Skeptic Article about AI

From: Larry (entropy@farviolet.com)
Date: Fri Feb 23 2007 - 09:27:03 MST


On Fri, 23 Feb 2007, [ISO-8859-1] Josť Raeiro wrote:

> But if you have all the DNA code you still don't know how to make a human.
> You need a compiler, a cell mechanism that turns DNA into people.
>
> And has anyone ever coded a program that can take care of several neurons
> with <1 line / neuron?

Definitly, atleast to the extent that people are able to simulate neurons.
It would probably look something vaguely like this.

for(Neurons::iterator i = neurons.begin(); i != neurons.end(); ++i)
  i->fire();

Thats the whole idea of programming usually, apply the same code
in (OO programming a class) to many different sets of data (in OO
programming an object).



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