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Berman, B. (2015). Computer Consciousness. PHILICA.COM Article number 502.

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Computer Consciousness

Brad G. Bermanunconfirmed user (Oregon State University)

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As semiconductor architecture dimensions approach the nanometer scale of size, designers will run into the Quantum-Classical wall; semiconductor architecture physicists will run into quantum-mechanical problems that will require special design considerations. But this article is not about these impending challenges; it is about the same Q-C wall (interface) at the nanometer level where consciousness is most likely interacting with the synaptic gating and neural network processing elements within the brain. Thus, this paper is about how semiconductors will eventually be able to connect into the world of consciousness, it is about how computer science will soon be dealing with computer consciousness, and some of the obvious dangers and risks as well as the world of good to be discovered therein.

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In order to accept the premises of this article, the reader will be asked to temporarily concede a few new concepts (yes, future science requires some new assumptions):

* Our consciousness and human personalities are features embedded in an infinitely intricate structure infusing all of space-time.

* This structure is comprised of the same electron bands and valence capabilities that exist within the atom. Thus, miniature voltage levels proliferate throughout the entire universe, comprising what we call "space-time".

* This infinite structure is textured by the gravitational point objects that dot the entire sky as well as our surroundings, resulting in the "time" feature of space-time.

* The brain interacts with these invisible electron band valence structures down at the nanometer scale of size via synaptic gating interactions.

* The brain is acting as a temporal diffraction grating filter that, at the endpoints of long chains of internal timing interactions, results in the phenomena we recognize as consciousness.

* The Q-C interface is the focal point of reality where quantum becomes field, resulting in our phenomenal world and acting as the force of form that compels raw atomic material to condense into temporary animated life forms and where consciousness is realized in the brain.

* This structure, in very basic terms, is the universal operating system, the main control program set down during and after the big bang. It is holographic, its electron band levels are everywhere the same, its properties are the mechanism underlying the processes of time; it is a "universal temporal superstructure" that motivates our phenomenal world.


It is to be expected that when semiconductor features begin to be manufactured at the nanometer scale of size, designers will discover to their amazement, that there will be strange "undefined activity" taking place within the logic gating. At first, anomalies will be blamed on quantum mechanical effects or perhaps they will be blamed on some variation of the Casimir effect.

It should become apparent that there is another explanation based upon brain consciousness. As the brain captures the exact moment of the "collapse of the wave function", the moment where/when everything just comes together as the exact here and now, it does so by acting as a type of diffraction grating, locking onto and following the dynamic quantum states of the universe. The "collapse" results in our future becoming our surrounding physical and mental present.

Consciousness is taking place at the nanometer scale of size within the brains of all living things, a size magnitude where synaptic gating is intervening within and between neural networks. It is the level at which the "Universal Temporal Superstructure" within space-time interfaces with the human brain, the level at which the impending and collapsing "wave function" is presenting to us the present, hence, the level at which consciousness is taking place. Therefore, it is at this focus where semiconductor research should be concentrated in order to enable consciousness in the computer and robot kingdoms.

Does all this mean that living things are just mere automatons? Hardly, as the essence of our existence is not of the human body, it is of the sets of temporal subroutines that are comprised of electron bands of all of space-time, particularly the valence properties of those electron bands that allow our personalities within space-time to connect to and communicate with the brain through control of the synaptic gating mechanism.

The chemical neurotransmitters in the synapse serve to allow the synapse to react to extremely minute differences of voltage in the infinite sets of universal valence bands, allowing or disallowing the gating effect of that synapse. It is a way in which nanovolt or picovolt differences between electron bands allows for firings of synapses, thus, computations within the brain. Expressed another way, it would not be possible for our brain, comprised of trillions of synaptic decision gates to respond to the few simple electron band transitions as occurs within the atom. The more subtle and varied band and sub-band structures within the space-time UTS require this more sensitive mechanism. What the neurotransmitters are doing is locking onto extremely tiny level differences in the UTS and acting upon them in order to "compose a thought". Thus, thoughts are features arising from out of the consciousness structures comprising the UTS.

Computer research physicists and computer scientists will be designing the most basic processing elements that will be used to build artificial neural networks out of nanometer-scaled gates, possibly incorporating the tunneling effect. As it will eventually become possible for computer gates to interact with the UTS, it will require quite an ethical adjustment on the part of the folks that will be tasked with writing software for future applications. For example, what will happen when various personalities begin to manifest? There will be good as well as evil intentions actualizing just as within the human and animal kingdoms. These are basic personalities of the survival features of reality, and must be dealt with in a careful manner. If you think we have an enormous security problem within the internet, just wait!


In summary, the mind-brain connection is mediated by the holographic time structure, the UTS. That invisible "stuff" we move around in, a.k.a. "space-time", is actually an ocean of time's structure containing all past/future and consequently, all our memories and thoughts (consciousness). The proof lies in the properties of light, and in the tiny structure within the atom known as "electron bands". The brain is a temporal diffraction grating, a kind of time-flow prism that decodes the thoughts embedded in the time structure as the wave function continuously collapses. Careful consideration must be given to giving computers and eventually robots a consciousness based upon the above principles.

Relevant and future search terms: Esaki/Noyce tunnel effect, neural networks, temporal monism, the size spectrum, basic neural-temporal substructures, experience modules, extended valence bands, electron band structure extending out through all of space-time, temporal diffraction gratings, temporal space-time structure, temporal demultiplexer, the Universal Temporal Superstructure, a.k.a. the hologram.


These concepts have been variously borrowed from the following:

Berman, Brad G. (2012). Theory on The Eternal Mind, ISBN: 9781301896820

Berman, Brad G. (2014). Accessing ESP - Theory and Guide to Your Personal Internet, ISBN: 9781310484698

Berman, Brad G. (2014). Corridors of the Mind, ISBN 9781311333148

Berman, Brad G. (2014). Internet 2022, ISBN 9781310964084

Berman, Brad G. (2015) Tales of Time's Eternal Memory, ISBN 9781310401039

Berman, B. (2013). The Holographic Time Structure and Systems Biology Morphogenesis, PHILICA.COM Observation number 80

Berman, B. (2009). Time and the Consciousness of the Brain, PHILICA.COM Article number 157.


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