Tag Archives: Communication

In The Crapper

In the Crapper Have you ever had your mouth washed out? I spent a lot of my time in fishing communities, and some of the language was “colorful”. I recall one engineer after crushing his finger in a machine let … Continue reading

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JBP – Free Will

JBP – Free Will Philosophical question. Background: I listened to a podcast of Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson. As we know – Sam Harris says that free will doesn’t exist and Jordan Peterson is in opposition to that. I was … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – foundations of mathematics

Foundations of logic – In Logical terms, which is your preferred Foundations for Mathematics/Logic? Evolution. Without it, we would not have brains capable of making mathematical abstractions. [followed by] Hi Robert, That is not as I see it. It seems … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Tim O’Reilly – Rewrite the rules of Economy

Tim O’Reilly: It’s Time to Rewrite the Rules of Our Economy The economic game is enormously fun for far too few players, and an increasingly miserable experience for many others. Tim has correctly identified that the key issue is “Asking … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Say what you think

Say what you think Humans have evolved an over-the-top obsession with what others think of thema craving for social approval and admiration, and a paralysing fear of being disliked. Hi Graeme It seems to me that there is a delicate … Continue reading

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Max Tegmark’s Book – Life 3.0 – bought it this morning – Updated 21 Sept 2017

Will AI enable the third stage of life? In his new book Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, MIT physicist and AI researcher Max Tegmark explores the future of technology, life, and intelligence. … In summary, … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – parable of the Elephant – and other side discussions

Reply to Andrei’s question on the parable of the Elephant and the blind men Hi Andrei, It seems very likely to me that the whole notion of philosophy being based in “truth” is a simplistic illusion. It seems that at … Continue reading

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