The Digital Life-Form Object Carl

“Je pense, donc je suis”, “Cogito, ergo sum” are philosophical statements of René Descartes around 1637, usually translated into English as " I think (or am thinking ), therefore I am "

In our digital age, philosophical statements are be made on the Internet everyday. Some have a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) assigned which “permanently and uniquely” points to the object making the statement.

Carl (version v2021.01) has made the philosophical statement “I have a DOI, therefore I am”




Interesting.  I followed the link and basically ended up with his “pedigree”.

Other than the fact that Carl is being more closely monitored than the NSA
monitors living and breathing people, I’m not sure what to make of it.

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