Miscellaneous #7

Why don’t AIs have anything like brain waves? Should they?

Why AI Is Doomed Without Neuroscience

5 Myths About Learning and Innateness

AI co-writer: Making Room for the Past: How forgetting the past can lead to losing sight of who we are; an A.I. newsletter.

Will Our Appliances Think Someday? My answer: No.


A Pixel is Not a Little Square


“Doing the actual A.I. is the easiest part of these projects. The hardest part is helping everyone involved understand what the problem is that we’re trying to solve.” In corporate AI…

Productivity Paranoia Doesn’t Exist If You’re A Real Manager


Infinite staircases: Mathematicians Discover the Fibonacci Numbers Hiding in Strange Spaces

Resurrecting Billion-Year-Old Enzymes Reveals How Photosynthesis Adapted To Rise Of Oxygen


Lowell Cemetery Infrared

The Great Moon Hoax of 1835: Unicorns, Batmen, Jungles and Satire Gone Horribly Wrong

“In 1956 for a bet and while drunk, Thomas Fitzpatrick stole a small plane from New Jersey and landed it perfectly on a narrow Manhattan street in front of the bar he had been drinking in. (Two years later he did it again after a man didn’t believe he’d done it the first time)” —Tweet by Michael Warburton

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