‘They will never make a machine to replace the human mind – it does many things which no machine could ever do.’ A beautiful answer to this was given by J. von Neumann in a talk on computers given in Princeton in 1948, which the writer was privileged to attend. In reply to the canonical question from the audience (‘But of course, a mere machine can’t really think, can it?’), he said: You insist that there is something a machine cannot do. If you will tell me precisely what it is that a machine cannot do, then I can always make a machine which will do just that!
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