Tag Archives: Evolution

Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet?

Aside from climate change, what have you worried about the future of humanity and the planet? I’m not worried about the planet, but the future of the life forms living on it has consumed much of my attention over the … Continue reading

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Quora – Are we currently able to make quantitative predictions about the future based on the theory of evolution?

Quora – Are we currently able to make quantitative predictions about the future based on the theory of evolution? Depends what you mean. If you mean hard numbers about exactly what the future will look like, then the answer is … Continue reading

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New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution

New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution Some aspects of this article are great, some seem to completely mischaracterise both evolution and economics. Evolution is always about the survival of some set(s) of replicators in some set(s) of contexts. Mostly … Continue reading

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Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast

Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast Imagine is one of my favourite songs also. I am now clear that the outcomes imagined in the song are impossible as long as … 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 – one uniting topic

Quora – What’s that one possible topic that could unite all the subjects, be it science and social science together for a greater meaning? The search for a single uniting topic demonstrates a failure to understand complexity. In complex systems … 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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