Posted: November 3, 2012 in Uncategorized
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Food for Thought

Computers are indeed very efficient. They have all the codes needed to perform hard tasks such as computing huge numbers, storing important information, and retrieving information whenever needed. They have made our lives very convenient, allowing us to store huge bits of information for later use.

 

 

But would I rather be a computer?

No. Computers may be more efficient than us when it comes to encoding, storing, and retrieving information, but they lack one thing that we people have – rational decision-making skills. When confronted with problems, they can’t weigh pros and cons like we do. They can only execute tasks that they were programmed to do. Though I do admire computers because they never experience retrieval failure like humans do, they don’t have free will – the very thing that makes us superior to these seemingly powerful machines.

Unlike humans, computers have no emotions. They are incapable…

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