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“The Technological Singularity” by Murray Shanahan 2015

This post is still in very rough shape, to say the least.  It is basically just a set of notes that I took on the book when I read it.  You might be able to get something out of these notes with a bit of struggle though.  I apologize.   I’ll get back to whipping this post into more…… Continue reading “The Technological Singularity” by Murray Shanahan 2015

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What can old-fashioned AI tell us about the brain

This is a review of the book Common Sense, The Turning Test and the Quest for Real AI by Hector Levesque, Copyright 2017. In the last few years artificial intelligence, or AI, has been growing and progressing by leaps and bounds.  Hardly a week goes by without an announcement of some kind of big AI breakthrough .  For example, we…… Continue reading What can old-fashioned AI tell us about the brain