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Artificial Life

Link from Foundations of Logic group to Genome article Yep – can now synthesize and insert one of the key components. Have yet to do the whole thing from scratch. It will very probably happen, just hasn’t happened yet. Still … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and mankind

Quora – How will artificial intelligence influence mankind? This is an extremely deep and interesting question. Artificial intelligence isn’t a singular thing, it is a spectrum of classes of systems spanning many orders of magnitude, and exponentially expanding for the … Continue reading

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Future of Humanity

NZ Skeptics – What would be the most accurate, educated guesswork out there of what humanity will be like in a 1,000 years? I’m cautiously optimistic that we will survive the next 50 years (70/30), and if we manage that, … 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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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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Quora – Ethics and technological advancement

If ethics were forgotten, what scientific advances could we see within the next 10 years? Depends what you mean by “if ethics were forgotten”! If ethics are completely forgotten, then we will most likely destroy ourselves. Contrarily – if various … Continue reading

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