Extremely improbable events must be macroscopically (simply) describable to be forbidden.
Xenobots are artificially interconnected biological tissues whose arrangements are determined by some algorithm.
Eric Cassell discuss the No Free Lunch theorems of William Macready and David Wolpert, and the problem of blind searches for everything from Rubik’s cube solutions to the formula for WD-40.
The key missing ingredient in machine intelligence is the ability to appreciate context, do analysis, and make appropriate inferences.
If you are going to get a computer to achieve anything like understanding in some subject area, it needs a lot of knowledge.