This is a mixed bag.
Tagged categories are: Brain theory (br); Evolution (ev); Epistemology (ep); Philosophy (ph)
Several Subjective Observations (br)
Purpose of neuro feedback between cortex levels (br)
Initial reactions to Chris Adami’s talk.
Vague idea on learned parallel vision tricks (br)
Morphogenesis of Optic Nerve (br)
Evolution of the Brain (ev, br);
Brain Faculties (br)
Creativity by Asimov (ev, br)
Rats and Linked Lists (br)
Theoretical Epistemology (ep)
Practical Epistemology (ep)
Information Perspective on Evolution (ev, br)
Emergent Phenomena (ph)
Gödel and Numbers]
Monkey see Monkey do?
Searle and what Brains do (br, ph)
Penrose on Consciousness (br, ev, ph)
Human Brain Project (br)
Brain Like Computer (br),
Frame Cursor (br)
I think that speculation such as this would help design of neuromorphic hardware.
It contrasts with the ‘know-nothing’ imperative I sometimes sense in some workers in the field.
Much of our DNA is clearly to define what it is to be a neuron.
I bet there is a few percent of our DNA devoted to ‘where to run the wires’.
Learning what others know (br, ev, ep)
Evolution of Math (br, ev)
Group Selection (ev)
Fly’s Planning Horizon
Birds and Frogs (ep)
Overlooking the Obvious (br)
How-to vs. What-is (br, ev, ep)
Knowing what you know (br)
Distasteful Memories (br)
Early Prejudice (br, ep)
Kanerva’s notions of how brains remember (br)
Forming Memories (br)
Compressed Memories (br)
Frames, Concepts, Macros and Clichés (br)
Intermittent incompetence (br)
Wiki then and now
Me and Social Site
Free Will (ph)
Brain Simulation (br)
Complexity of Life
Patterns, Logic, Math, Epistemology, Evolution of thought
Issues of Trust
Here is the main note on trust,
but here is another note on how we come to believe things, which is very close to issues of trust.
And then there are tall tales.
Trusting financial institutions
Also, is trust transitive?
On AI, too
Who is that? (nyms and reputations)
KLI Theory Lab
Philosophy: Stanford (ph)
Blum’s Site (br)
Norvig on Chomsky
computer teaching pupil models
The Symbol Grounding Problem
How We Think
Hierarchical Temporal Memory; Numenta