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Quora – arguments not evidence

Is “arguments are not evidence” actually a thing in science? Hardy Jonck gives a good answer, and like most things, the answer to this question is highly context sensitive. Everyone has to start out with simple understandings. Everyone has to … Continue reading

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Deep Code – Jordan Hall

Technological Unemployment – is this time different? | Deep Code Experiments: Episode 13 Jordan Hall – Neurohacker collective Hi Jordan, Late comer but enjoyed the series largely up to this point, but this video seems to miss the major issue … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Belief

Foundations of Logic – Facebook Group Mark Posted: People believed x, x was wrong. People believe y, so y is wrong. Michael responded: It’s more fundamental- People believed, belief is wrong! Pawel asked: is it wrong? Dirk responded: The processing … Continue reading

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Quora – what idea explained would alter the world

What’s one scientific concept (if properly explained) that would improve everyone’s understanding of the world? Evolution. Everyone thinks it is all about competition, but that is less than half of it. When considering complex systems (like ourselves) it is far … Continue reading

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Quora – what makes a scientist

Quora – What makes someone a scientist? Science is an eternal process of investigating the real, both in the sense of what already exists, and what might be able to be created. It involves a process of: Generate hypotheses; Design … Continue reading

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Quora – greatest danger to the world

Quora – What is the greatest danger to the entire world today? Our unexamined assumptions and oversimplifications that we accept as truths, rather than seeing them as contextually useful approximations. Arthur C Clarke once said “Any sufficiently advanced technology is … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – “rights” thread continues

Founcations of logic – started with rights, discussion continues. Hi Pawel, Not quite. Certainly feedback and control are important aspects of AI systems, and there are many others. Often constrained randomness is an essential part of AI. Not all complex … Continue reading

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