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> Hi Dace -
> >Any data storage system ought to have a minimal level of accuracy far
> >beyond that of human memory.
> No argument.
> But, who ever said that memory is a data storage system to bring it into
> this comparison?
> - Wade
It's the standard view. I'm not sure who first came up with the idea
(Turing? Von Neumann?) , but it's now deeply ingrained in the modern
outlook. So much so that to question it has become taboo.
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