The Brain Preservation Foundation – Scott Aaronson On The Relevance Of Quantum Mechanics To Brain Preservation, Uploading, And Identity.

very readable paper “The Ghost in the Quantum Turing Machine” and one of your blogs where you discuss these issues (http://www.scottaaronson.com/blog/?p=1951).  One of the limitations with computationalism is that no one quite understands what exactly it means to implement a computation. Many people agree there is something wrong with saying that a look up table that could pass a Turing test is conscious, even if this look up table is implemented in the real world. I share this intuition and you also mention your doubts about this possibility.

Source: The Brain Preservation Foundation – Scott Aaronson On The Relevance Of Quantum Mechanics To Brain Preservation, Uploading, And Identity.

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