his history, knowledge, memory, and personality, but is otherwise an impostor,
Note: The difference is that the real person will know what happened, when the computer person will wonder who the hell he's talking to.
No conscious life existed to appreciate the birth of our Universe at the time, but we appreciate it now, so retroactively it did happen.
Note: Awesome thought. Kind of like a tree falling silently because nobody was there to hear it, gets sound added to it when the first person finds the fallen tree (retroactive soundtrack).
century: Can an intelligence create another intelligence more intelligent than itself?
Note: Interesting question indeed!
So human intelligence, a product of evolution, is far more intelligent than its creator.
Note: The answer to yesterday's question. Maybe God disagrees though. :-)