Computers with consciousness: Stanley Kubrick
By Jon Rappoport
January 29, 2015
Computers have as much consciousness as cars or concrete. This will not change. They’re machines.
They can be programmed to follow directions and calculate certain kinds of solutions within those directed parameters. That’s it. That’s the beginning and end of the story.
Why do some technocrats believe computers will gain actual consciousness?
They think a) the brain is a machine that expresses consciousness via information processing, and b) information processing is all the consciousness there is.
To sum up, technocrats are high-IQ idiots.
You can assemble all the information in the world and cross-reference it 100 billion different ways; you can solve pre-set problems with this information; you can turn the whole info package upside down, inside out, and sideways, and you’ll extract not one drop of consciousness.
Consciousness isn’t a function of the sophistication of a machine…
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