Conclusions

  1. There are two quanta of meaning.
  2. The quanta of meaning can be found in Shannon’s definition of communication and in a thermodynamic definition of life.
  3. This definition of life describes communication by all species, from viruses to humans.
  4. Rate-volume/time communication functions can be used distinguish one life form from another.
  5. We can use this definition of life to objectively measure the development of computer-based life.


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