The Emperor's New Mind

Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics (Oxford Landmark Science)

Recommended by Jim Al-Khalili, and 1 others. See all reviews

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For many decades, the proponents of `artificial intelligence' have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do. In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.

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Jim Al-Khalili If things are left to their own devices they decay and unwind and disorder increases. If you take a pack of cards in the right order and shuffle it they will get mixed up. (Source)

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