May 8, 2013

The Trouble with Make-Believe Theories

Marcus & Davis, The New Yorker

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Here’s a way to make a lot of money. Publish a speculative scientific article with equations nobody understands, put out a press release, throw in a few credentials (say, a degree from Harvard or M.I.T.), and get a few bloggers to spread the word. In the meantime, quietly start a company based on the idea—the grander, the better.

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TAGGED: Entropy, Theory Of Everything, Artificial Intelligence


October 24, 2013
Next Generation of Artificial Intelligence
Russell Brandom, The Verge
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has been pondering artificial intelligence since he was a kid. In the late '60s, eerily intelligent computers were everywhere, whether it was 2001's HAL or Star Trek's omnipresent Enterprise... more ››