Returning to your winter retreat, mentioned in the last post, the symbols you discovered remain on your mind.
The carvings look sustained (there are many of them) and deliberate, unlike creases created by splitting and pitting of surfaces over ages.
There are fundamental, unbridgeable chasms on either side, animal and machine. The capacity for creativity, for one thing, stands permanently outside the reach of algorithms.
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.
Only a freely acting, designing agent resolves the mystery. Only such an agent creates, truly, ex nihilo.