Category Archives: Nature

Quora – What technologies are being developed that will allow humans to live with climate change? Not technology developed to prevent climate change from reaching a “doom” point, but rather that will allow the human race to survive it.

Quora – What technologies are being developed that will allow humans to live with climate change? Not technology developed to prevent climate change from reaching a “doom” point, but rather that will allow the human race to survive it. The … Continue reading

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Quora – What are alternative hypotheses to describe intelligent human behaviour without using the ‘information processing’ metaphor?

Quora – What are alternative hypotheses to describe intelligent human behaviour without using the ‘information processing’ metaphor? Epstein is just wrong. In a very limited and strictly literal sense he is correct, the representation of memory and computation in humans … Continue reading

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Quora – Is it possible that if we are alive in 50 years, we will live another thousand years?

Quora – Is it possible that if we are alive in 50 years, we will live another thousand years? Yes. How does one estimate the probability of such a thing? As someone who has “known” since 1974 (after completing 3rd … Continue reading

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Quora – Why are climate scientists so bad as a group?

Quora – Why are climate scientists so bad as a group? They’re not. They are a spectrum of humanity, just like the rest of us. Some are better at explaining to different levels of understanding than others. I have no … Continue reading

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Quora – Why doesn’t evolution help humans have a mind that already has skills of our ancestors?

Quora – Why doesn’t evolution help humans have a mind that already has skills of our ancestors? The question seems to be invalid. Mihaela Staticescu & V. V. Raman both appear to be correct. Evolution does encode many of the … Continue reading

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Quora – science and falsification

Quora – Why is it important in science that we design and perform tests capable of falsifying a hypothesis? There are infinite classes of conjectures that cannot be disproven, and as such they are not useful in the sense of … Continue reading

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Email to Daniel S

Email to Daniel S after watching YouTube Making Sense of Sensemaking: Daniel Schmachtenberger, Jamie Wheal, Jordan Hall – Top Chat Replay Hi Daniel Enjoyed the conversation between you three. I think Jordan has it seriously wrong in a really deep … Continue reading

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