- you could say that the computer isn’t programmed to print the number 168 in the sense that the code did not say
- But the computer was programmed to print the number 168.
- Any talk of computers doing things they weren’t programmed to do is only a way of speaking.
- Artificial intelligence is more interesting because it increases the degree of indirection, but it’s still software instructing a computer to take in data and apply algorithms.
- I was at a presentation once where software vendors were claiming that their software “discovered” the equation of motion for a pendulum.
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Computers do what they’re programmed to do. They can be most useful when we program them indirectly.
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