We definitely know what it is not. It is not “in the form of RNA.” Nor is it in the form of silicon and wires, nor is it artificial, nor is it reducible to a series of statistical and mathematical techniques no matter how clever, nor is it programmed or programmable, nor is it encoded or codeable, nor is approximateable (a thing either is or is not conscious), nor is it “deep” nor “shallow” nor “general” nor a “system of”, nor is it an artificial neural network, nor is it (only) a biological neural network, etc. etc. etc.

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