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Interesting article, I think he's got the honesty to state what the majority of Mathematicians will not say publically, but, believe, nevertheless, that mathematical ideas are not mere fictions or creations of the human mind and/or imagination, but, have a real existence apart from us.

In essence, this creates many difficulties for the development of Artificial "intelligence" in the sense of even non-verbal/cerebral behaviour, such basic automation and movement activity, with its resultant feed-back loop, in terms of how it learns about its environment.

If such activity and the programming that constitute it are based a form of Mathematics that's not entirely accessible to the human mind, particularly at the quantum level, then, we'll be stuck with a form of programming that will never even allow the development of AI with even the most basic approximations of rudimentary organic life.

Anyway, much to think about.


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