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why put new snow tires on a car
Authored by: PJ on Monday, July 23 2012 @ 11:57 AM EDT
I see. You'd like to patent the brain, then,
I suppose because when I surf the web there are
electrical signals going on that "change" the
brain?

Come on, silly.

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why put new snow tires on a car
Authored by: PolR on Monday, July 23 2012 @ 12:26 PM EDT
In any event, there clearly is a change in structure. Electrons are physical entities and there location is changed bases on whether the new software is loaded or not.
Not every physical change is a change in structure. By your definition no car goes anywhere because every time a moving part of the machine moves it is a change in structure and the car becomes a different car.

Electrons change locations in a computer on a constant basis. You can't call this a change in machine structure because if you do no computer can run any software without becoming a different computer every time an electron moves.

I don't subscribe to your assertion that there has to be an improvement or change in structure.
Then the words "to a machine" in the phrase "improvement to a machine" lose their definitional anchors. There is no way to distinguish an improvement to a machine from an improvement to something which is not a machine in your logic. This alone suffices to prove you wrong.

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