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How to pass the Turing test: a study guide...

First developed in 1950, the Turing test remains the premier means by which computer programs can exhibit intelligent behaviour that is indistinguishable from that of a human. 21 more words

Ray Kurzweil: How to Create a Mind

Ray Kurzweil claims that ‚If understanding language and other phenomena through statistical analysis does not count as intelligence then humans have no intelligence either.’ That is a converse argument that should disqualify Kurzweil from ever being listened to again. 2,025 more words

Machine Learning

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Will Tech Kill Too Many Jobs?

One of the biggest issues facing our whole human species is one that I have (uncharacteristically!) written on little: whether or not the latest and future generations of technology will kill off way more jobs than they will create. 668 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy


This post is also inspired from Adam Curtis’ Hyper Normalization. I wanted to write a little about the background of one of the threads he explores in the film. 529 more words


online struggles...

There was a clue in how I danced in 1984. We missed it.
But now, online.

The CAPTCHA code gets me every time. I see different letters. 76 more words


Ideological Turing Test: More Important Than Ever?

For this post I decided to do something a little different. Instead of talking about politics I wanted to talk about a concept that I found watching… 698 more words


The problems with philosophical zombies

In any online conversation about consciousness, sooner or later someone is going to bring up philosophical zombies as an argument for consciousness being non-physical, or at least some portion of it.   1,034 more words