donstockbauer at hotmail.com (Don Stockbauer) wrote in message news:<4e315347.0308090223.3c74810b at posting.google.com>...
>uj797 at victoria.tc.ca (Arthur T. Murray) wrote in message news:<3f33d75e at news.victoria.tc.ca>...
> > >> [...] 1. Coding the Main Alife Program Loop
> > >>
> > >> ___________ ___________
> > >> / \ / \
> > >> / Motorium \ / Security \
> > >> \_____________/\ ______ /\_____________/
> > >> __________ \ / \ / _________
> > >> / \ \/ main \/ / \
> > >> ( Volition )--------< Alife >---------( Sensorium )
> > >> \__________/ /\ loop /\ \_________/
> > >> _____________ / \______/ \ _____________
> > >> / \/ \/ \
> > >> \ Think / \ Emotion /
> > >> \___________/ \___________/
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > > What of goals or purpose. (Natural Intelligence (NA)
> > > formed for a reason)
> > http://mentifex.virtualentity.com/volition.html -- sets goals.
> > > What is this Thing supposed to achieve via 'intelligence'
> > > so that you (and it) can tell whether its being
> > > smart or dumb or just random ????
> > http://mentifex.virtualentity.com/userman.html -- see the User Manual.
> > >
> > > Enquiring Natural Minds want to know!!!!
> > http://mentifex.virtualentity.com/weblog.html -- AI has been solved.
> > See a review of the AI-solving Concept-Fiber Theory of Mind at
> > http://www.sl4.org/archive/0205/3829.html by Ben Goertzel, Ph.D.
> > The Association for Comupting Machinery (ACM) has an archive of
> > "Mind.Forth: thoughts on artificial intelligence and Forth" at
> > http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/307824.307853 by Dr. Paul Frenger.
>>> I've got it!!!!! The above post is the AI, a sentient virus!!!!!
> Proliferating, using up all of Humanity's computing resources!!!!!
> Unstoppable!!!!! "Civilization" grinds to a halt!!!!! Recycles back
> to a benevolent, agrarian society!!!!! Only people left alive are
> those who can live without computers!!!!! Population goes from
> 6,000,000,000 darling souls down to 178!!!!! Why waste time on Alife,
> when real life is so much more interesting????? Goddamn it's hot down
> here this time of year, even hotter than in Crawfish-forddom!!!!! Hi,
> Waldo; wife and kids OK?????
>> - Khedron Trevindor
Don, who the hell is Khedron Trevindor?????