This is my first thread here. I'm a Helper at the Physics Help Forum and I noticed this forum. I was a dual mak
If you've ever watched Star Trek then you've probably noticed the Universal Translator (UT). In an episode of Star Trek Spock stated that the UT worked by reading brainwaves. It seems to me that this can't work in reality since one would not be able to translate the brainwaves into information, at least not with out a UT which really is a catch 22.
Perhaps those of you who know something about information theory can tell me if this is an accurate assertion? Let's argue this in terms of modeling the mind/brain as a computer.