There are some who say immortality is available if we can upload our minds to a computer. This presupposes our minds are computable and can be duplicated by a computer. Are our minds computable? Robert J. Marks and Dr. Selmer Bringsjord discuss consciousness, cognition, and artificial intelligence.
- 00:39 | Introducing Selmer Bringsjord, Professor — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
- 01:18 | Can computers fake all human behaviors?
- 02:02 | Can computers duplicate all human behaviors?
- 03:10 | Subjective measurement
- 04:40 | The definition of cognition
- 08:50 | Is consciousness is a special case of cognition?
- 13:16 | Are consciousness and cognition non-algorithmic?
- 14:48 | Examples of cognition that are not computable
- Selmer Bringsjord’s website
- David Gelernter at Wikipedia
- What Robots Can and Can’t Be by Selmer Bringsjord
- Bringsjord, Selmer, and Michael Zenzen. “Cognition is not computation: The argument from irreversibility.” Synthese 113, no. 2 (1997): 285-320.
- Claude Shannon at Encyclopædia Britannica
- Ray Kurzweil