Emergence of behavior through software

btanksley@hifn.com btanksley@hifn.com
Mon, 25 Sep 2000 10:28:10 -0700

From: Francois-Rene Rideau [mailto:fare@tunes.org]

>On Sun, Sep 24, 2000 at 06:21:57PM -0700, Lynn H. Maxson wrote:
>> Well, you're entitled to your view and I will respect it.
>> But that machine will not be exhibit von Neumann architecture nor
>> Turing rules. I will go out on a limb further to say that its
>> software, what it does, will not be separable from its hardware,
>> how it does it.

>What part of "universal machine" don't you understand?

The part where someone started believing that "universal machine" has ANY
connection whatsoever to reality.