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Fundamental Principles of Rational Media

In my previous post, I noted that my concept of rationality differs from the general, widely accepted views of this notion. I do not disagree with these views. Instead, I believe the way I view rationality is more generalized. To … Continue reading Continue reading

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In Our Brains…

In our brains, almost everything is connected to the world outside of our brains. Thinking about artificial intelligence (AI), my friends Ted and Brandon are asking for help (@http://concerning.ai). In my humble opinion: If you want to „get somewhere“ then … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Machine to Create the Future

One of my favorite chapters in E.F. Schumacher’s “Small is Beautiful” is called “A Machine to Foretell the Future” — in this chapter, Professor Schumacher criticized (more or less) what my father did for a living: Econometrics and econometric forecasting. … Continue reading
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What is a computer geek? (AI vs. natural language version)

A computer geek is someone who thinks that a couple lines of machine code might revolutionize many thousands of years of natural language evolution, or that it might have a more fundamental impact on the human psyche than the way … Continue reading
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Humanity, Science, Machines and Love

Let me start with machines. Machines need something to work. Their food is electricity, oil, or any resource they can use as a source of power. They need materials as inputs, then they create products as output. Humans are different … Continue reading
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Why isn’t 100% Unemployment the Goal for an Advanced Industrial Economy?

Imagine solar-powered robots could do everything needed in an economy with no adverse effects to the environment. If that were possible, then I don’t understand why it would be good to employ people. I have actually wondered for several years … Continue reading
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