The great enigma of scientific and technological progress: for every great leap forwards there exists a concurrent potential for even greater (catastrophic) leaps backwards. Continue reading CRISPR Wars: The Inevitability of Technological Entropy ?
Integrated and distributed information and energy processing systems are biased by physical principles towards the minimisation of uncertainty. Continue reading Online Success and (its) Information Famine
Subjecting our concepts of self and world to radical reconfiguration and a creative recombinatory metamorphosis is a certain path to cultivating insight, innovation and discovery. Continue reading Logical Insight into Living Systems
What we require most critically is insight and effective methods for sharing valuable information with other minds. This is quite probably the most difficult communication task with which to successfully engage. Continue reading Improbable Insights
What does an attempt to generate an artificially intelligent Theory of Mind (of the existence of intentions, experiences and inference of probable future actions) in other entities reveal about our own existential circumstances and the fundamental uncertainties of our own experience ? Continue reading Artificial Intelligence: Simulating a “Theory of Mind”
Having successfully equipped myself with precisely the wrong set of mental tools and concepts to survive in this particular hyper-commercial and aggressively competitive world… Continue reading On Autopilot
Spoilers: Doctor Who unwittingly generates all of the anomalies and enigmas he appears to stumble across… Continue reading Disentangling Doctor Who