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Can machines be conscious?

Koch, Christof and Tononi, Giulio (2008) Can machines be conscious? IEEE Spectrum, 45 (6). pp. 54-59. ISSN 0018-9235. doi:10.1109/MSPEC.2008.4531463.

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Consciousness is part of the natural world. It depends, we believe, only on mathematics and logic and on the imperfectly known laws of physics, chemistry, and biology; it does not arise from some magical or otherworldly quality. That’s good news, because it means there’s no reason why consciousness can’t be reproduced in a machine—in theory, anyway.

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