[OT] - A turning machine implemented in Conway's Game of Life
von at fugal.net
Fri Mar 9 13:36:30 MST 2007
* Daniel C. [Fri, 9 Mar 2007 at 12:11 -0700]
> 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.
Ah, see, I was commenting on _your_ turing completeness, and I merely
was stating that you probably are, since you can program yourself.
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