Discovery is getting ready to enter into a conversation with leaders in the information and technology industry, centered in Seattle.
One currently common view, eliminative materialism, says there is nothing to the mind except what goes on in the brain.
Dr. Marks thinks it’s possible that AI may improve in its ability to resolve ambiguous language. Right now it’s not looking so good.
Since humans are only the “result of purposeless, as-yet-unidentified physical phenomena,” machine are not in any way blocked from becoming what we are and much, much more.
“The search committee interviewed several apes, three mules, and a tomato plant.”