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Is brain a computer?
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"...published the next week was an essay on Aeon by Robert Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, explaining, “Your brain does not process information” (emphasis mine). “We are organisms, not computers. Get over it. Let’s get on with the business of trying to understand ourselves, but without being encumbered by unnecessary intellectual baggage. The IP [information-processing] metaphor has had a half-century run, producing few, if any, insights along the way. The time has come to hit the DELETE key.” Has it, though? I’m not sure I want to “get over” my identity as an information processor just yet."


Yes, Your Brain Does Process Information
POSTED BY BRIAN GALLAGHER ON JUL 15, 2016

 http://nautil.us/blog/yes-your-brain-does-process-information 


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BenRayfield     Sat, Dec 9, 2017  Permanent link
A computer can simulate what a brain does at great cost. A brain can simulate what a computer does at great cost. With parallel chips (like GPU, APU, DSP, and some kinds of ASIC (generally meaning any custom circuit)) the difference is smaller, but we are still very different. There is still much common ground unexplored.
gamma     Sat, Dec 9, 2017  Permanent link
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