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David Deutsch
David Deutsch is a physicist at the University of Oxford and a fellow of the Royal Society. His latest book is The Beginning of Infinity.
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Essay/Computing & Artificial Intelligence
Creative blocks

The very laws of physics imply that artificial intelligence must be possible. What’s holding us up?

David Deutsch