Category Archives: Technology

Philosophers and scientists

Are philosophers realy scientists? Where do we draw the line? Depends how one interprets the question. A philosopher who is true to the name is a lover of wisdom. Wisdom is that quality of judging accurately in matters relating to … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Foundations of Logic Group – Michael Ward asked – With so many doomsday scenarios being propagated about the consequences of global warning I am curious as to precisely what will actually happen and when. The assumption I am making is … Continue reading

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Quora – Life expectancy and education

Quora – With the rising life expectancy and advent of new technologies, is there a greater need to have an education plan for older people? Sort of, as part of a more general empowerment strategy. We need to get people … Continue reading

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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 – most recent research about aging

What is the most recent research about aging? I really don’t know with absolute certainty, and I have a lot of indications that give me a reasonable level of confidence, though not yet a confidence “beyond all reasonable doubt”. I … 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 – AI good or bad

Is artificial intelligence good or bad? As many others have noted, in and of itself, AI is neutral, for as Shakespeare wrote, there is nothing either good nor bad but thinking makes it so. It all depends what our individual … Continue reading

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