Image courtesy of njaj at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Ever start down a path and find yourself emerge somewhere completely different from what you expected? You were lost but did not even know it, happily following the next bread crumb tantalizing you along the path. Unexpectedly you pop out of the wilderness into some Alice in [...]
Ethics in the Deep End Programmers should not determine AI ethics, much less the companies for which they work. A recent article posted on VentureBeat, Ethical AI happens before you write the first line of code, set off massive alarm bells in my mind. While the author's intentions seem altruistic, a frightening level of naiveté [...]
Neurology of Emotions What are emotions? As Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett describes them: guesses, created by billions of neurons. In the featured image of the mannequins, your brain may have had conflicting emotions about it. Happiness, community, laughter, excitement, attraction, weird and kooky may have all found an emotional outlet. Yet, a repulsion to the [...]
Stanley Bing @thebingblog published Immortal Life, in which an ancient tech mogul battles with a young new body to inhabit. The idea is an early version of the Superconscious - Supraconscious dilemma Amos must confront in Evolved. Will read!
Memory Ethics Critical To Our Future "Memory is not for bystanders. It seduces us, haunts us, goads us, and ensnares us. It shows us who we are, what we care about, and what we’ll fight for." - Dr. Ravit Reichman In my last post I highlighted how scientific advancements are unraveling the riddle of how [...]
Artificial Intelligence Discovers Kepler Planet! The use of AI to find potential habitable planets is an exciting development. Although admittedly, also another blow to the ego of the human brain. This news potentially marks a whole new stage of space exploration. Maybe, even finding a world close enough for us to visit. The current discovery [...]