Tag Archives: values

Decluttering

Ailsa’s post of things to throw away 50 things to throw away for instant decluttering Many things in there that need to go, many duplicates – some things that I’d rather keep. Some old books are worth keeping. Some old … Continue reading

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Email to Justin

Email from Justin – Why you don’t need to find your purpose in life – Do you believe you’re meant to have a purpose in life? Hi Justin, At the conscious rational level – of course not – makes no … Continue reading

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Character of Technology – nature of risk

The Character of Our Technology “We can’t influence the direction of technology, but we can influence its character,” says Kevin Kelly Excellent piece John, but from my perspective it does not explicitly address the three major areas of concern: 1/ … Continue reading

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Put up a new Page above – Risks and responses

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Quantum biology

Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology Revisited Came back to this thread by a round about way, and read it again. What you see as consciousness, I see as systems. Cells know where they are … Continue reading

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Will AI become conscious?

Will artificial intelligence become conscious? Is awareness enough? Turing clearly demonstrated that any machine of sufficient complexity can do any computational task. That does not mean that it can do so in reasonable time or with reasonable energy consumption. I … Continue reading

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Focus Word

Ontology Do you have a focus word this year? Hi Laurie I kinda like “Being” – which immediately splits into both ontology and epistemology – the nature of being and the nature of our understanding of it – the two … Continue reading

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