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Could a Machine Be Conscious?

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2017.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Patrick Grim
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
Twentieth-century mathematicians Alan Turing and Ludwig Wittgenstein both asked: "Could machines think?" Learn how they addressed the complex concepts of language, thinking, intelligence, and consciousness. All contemporary computers and the fields of artificial intelligence and neural networks trace their origin to Turing. But Wittgenstein seems to have the last word.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Psychology.
Religion.
Genre: Education films.

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