Mind is capable to do functions, among which a computer can not do all right now, human nature is to gather knowledge, to make us living from cave to a modern apartment. Just think for a moment, what differentiated that great great great grandfather caveman and you, we do not know whether he was a common relative of you and me. So, scientists, philosophers, spiritual persons tried to define mind, developed Theory of Mind and yes, we have been able to relate mind with computing, with Artificial Intelligence we have successful to emulate some functions a human mind. The philosophical and to some extent spiritual thoughts came closer to computing because of a specific field – Cognitive Science.
August 17, 2012
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