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DAMIEN BRODERICK SAID: "...Researchers like those at the PEAR Lab have found

that a process needs to be non-deterministically random to be influenced

anomalously..."

CYMM SAID: I've noted this PEAR observation..hence the tunnel diode and not

a psuedorandom algorithm.

Some time back I was fiddling both with this and the "non-computability" of

consciousness (Penrose).

If the emergent Quantum Wavefunction in very complex adaptive systems is

indeed strongly coupled to a quantum potential in system space (equivalent,

I suppose, to what J Sarfatti thinks...); then I suspect that the

computational process carried out by some classes of such wavefunctions are

equivalent to Turing machines with densely packed cells on (finite or

infinite) tapes that move at finite speeds.

Such cell-sets could be of cardinality <c; c; or 2^c (...or different!).

Such machines (which cannot exist in "classical" 20th century physics) might

HALT on computations that a regular infinite Turing machine will never HALT

on.

So certain classes of quantum computers may not only practically outperform

classical computers... but might outperform 'em in computability terms.

Aspects of consciousness & some PSI might then be in the class of

classically "non-computable" stuff.

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