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Is the Brain a Sophisticated Kind of Computer?

The computer is arguably the most advanced piece of technology currently in existence. Computers execute their functions by carrying out operations on symbols according to pre-programmed rules. 1,638 more words


Computation as Anti-Holos

Here is a technical sketch of how all of nature could arise from a foundation which is ‘aesthetic’ rather than physical or informational. I conceive of the key difference between the aesthetic and the physical or informational (both anesthetic) is that an aesthetic phenomenon is intrinsically and irreducibly experiential. 999 more words