Category Archives: Our Future

Foundations of Logic – Welfare everywhere

Foundations of Logic – Welfare Welfare Everywhere Frank Lovell said “Welfare Welfare Everywhere”…until OPM [Other People’s Money] runs out. There are occasionally some Free Lunches, but there are no Free Lunches as a sustainable Way Of Life. Nope, uh-uh, none, … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and the economy

To what extent could artificial intelligence expand the economy? Depends what you mean by economy. Depends how long you want to survive. If you mean a market based economy, where people trade things, then it is a very debatable question. … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – AI and patterns

Mark Hubey linked to an article on problems with AI and pattern recognition, and asked How do you find patterns that don’t exist? Futurism.com Machine learning causing a crisis in science Frank replied – you DON’T find patterns that “don’t … Continue reading

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Quora – importance of science

Quora – Is the advancement of science the most important thing in the world? By itself, no, and it is part of the picture. Science in and of itself is neutral, it is what we choose to do with it … Continue reading

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Quora – Humanity with longevity

How would Humanity change if all humans life expectancy was significantly increased to 500 years? I suspect we would become a lot more responsible and caring for the each other and the environment in which we live. With it being … Continue reading

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Quora – Do humans rule the world?

Do humans rule the world? Sheikh M.Kashaf McIqbal certainly answers part of the question very well. Certainly cooperation is one if the fundamental aspects of our success (and is fundamental to understanding the evolution of complexity more generally), and Axelrod … Continue reading

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Quora – what hinders progress

What hinders AI conquering academic research given the incredible progress as demonstrated? What makes you think it has been hindered (as distinct from the economic and social pressures against reporting such progress)? And it is a very highly dimensional “game … Continue reading

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