[OT] - A turning machine implemented in Conway's Game of Life

Daniel C. dcrookston at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 12:11:08 MST 2007


On 3/9/07, Michael L Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:
> I suppose the only way to prove a human is turing complete is to make
> him or her emulate a turing machine.  I have an infinitely long tape, a
> pencil, an eraser, and a bunch of problems I need solved...

I didn't say "a human", I said "biological systems".  This includes
anything from the entire biosphere of the Earth to a cluster of cells
in a sealed petri dish.

Dan



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