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Answering Questions about Empiricism as Foundational: Abiogenesis, Language and Incredulity
Patheos (blog)
Goodness me. Here's another comment from See that he demands is answered, dripping as it is with condescension, and full of naivety. This came in the middle of his points being soundly debunked. As ever, I write this not so much for him, but for all ...


MIT Technology Review

The Enduring Legacy of Zork
MIT Technology Review
A few months later, three of them, plus seven other Dynamic Modeling Group members, founded the software company Infocom. Its first product: a modified version of Zork, split into three parts, released over three years, to fit PCs' limited memory size ...


Yahoo News UK

We don't want AI that can understand us – we'd only end up arguing
Yahoo News UK
As the philosopher of language Jonathan Bennett writes, we can talk about bees having a “language” they use to “understand” each other's “reports” of discoveries of food. And there is a sense in which we can speak – without quote marks even – of bees ...


Houston Chronicle

Why AI visionary Andrew Ng teaches humans to teach computers
Houston Chronicle
"Life is shockingly short," the 41-year-old computer scientist says, swiveling his laptop into view. He's calculated in a Chrome browser window how many days we have from birth to death: a little more than 27,000. "I don't want to waste that many days.".

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Employee Benefit News (registration)

Language training benefits speak volumes for Panda Restaurants
Employee Benefit News (registration)
Once a staple at computer stores, where its ubiquitous bulky yellow boxes came packed with an armful of CD-ROMS, Rosetta Stone has evolved for the digital age. Catalyst works as an online and mobile application designed to determine a user's language ...

 




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