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36 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 November 2007 07:58AM

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Comment author: Ian_Maxwell 25 June 2008 03:52:40PM 2 points [-]

Bog: You are correct. That is, you do not understand this article at all. Pay attention to the first word, "Suppose..."

We are not talking about how calculators are designed in reality. We are discussing how they are designed in a hypothetical world where the mechanism of arithmetic is not well-understood.