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"Revealing the computational properties of consciousness."

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From 1976, in two slim volumes, the source code for and John Lions' famous commentary on the sixth edition of the Unix operating system. The hundred pages of the commentary is online in various forms at
http://www.lemis.com/grog/Documentation/Lions/
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Or, go back to 1971 for a long lost draft, the so-called version 0 of the documentation for Unix, by Dennis Ritchie:
"UNIX contains a number of features very seldom offered even by larger systems"
 - http://www.tuhs.org/Archive/PDP-11/Distributions/research/McIlroy_v0/UnixEditionZero.txt
(Note that C was not invented yet...)
"The PDP-11 on which UNIX is implemented is a 16-bit 12K computer, and UNIX occupies 8K words. More than half of this space, however, is utilized for a variable number of disk buffers"

From the nearby ReadMe: "Besides the usual overview of kernel and shell, it describes system calls and some commands, in a layout unrelated to the familiar man-page style. Detailed reference/tutorial manuals for as, roff, db and ed are included as appendices."

You can run Unix V6 or even V5 in your browser:
https://github.com/fcambus/jsemu#dec

More about the Lions Book at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lions%27_Commentary_on_UNIX_6th_Edition,_with_Source_Code
"still considered an excellent commentary on simple but high quality code"

(Both finds via the weekly Lazy Reading from the DragonFly BSD Digest.)

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This series of "Closer To Truth" videos are all brilliant:  I highly recommend them: https://youtu.be/gsRb5PJcBP4

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Can WE only claim to be Conscious as external frequencies and vibrations stimulate our existence, where there must be sensorial or modular feedback in order to recognize an experience?

An interesting perspective on Consciousness and the process to answering the 'hard problem'. As WE move towards Artificial General Intelligence and Artificial Super Intelligence it is imperative to resolve the consciousness dilemma.  

Could WE reverse engineer Consciousness in such a way, to find the answer to the 'Hard Problem' through deduction ---  identifying structures which operate at an alternate resonance/frequency than the 'Hard Problem'. Particularly not focusing on the outcomes of solving the problem, but actually realizing what tools are needed to observe the answer?

WE will have a better understanding of consciousness once WE are able to manufacture 'assembly simulations' to perform pure observable experiences, while monitoring these activities outside of the human species. 

#SusanGreenfield  

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