CONTINUED FROM AI: THE ‘HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN INTELLIGENCE’ FACE-OFF! 2050 AD Garrix, the Alpha version of an Artificial Super Intelligence (ASI) being, lands in an isolated remote village in Congo, Africa. Coming face to face with a little tribal girl, he wonders who this is. 'Cause, the haggard little thing is out of his data... Continue Reading →
IF I DON’T SHARE WHAT I KNOW, I’LL CEASE TO BE HUMAN!
CONTINUED FROM BASELESS FEAR ASSOCIATED WITH SHARING WHAT WE KNOW: DEMYSTIFIED If I don't share what I know, I'll cease to be human. Sounds like an emotional, philosophical curse damning me to perdition if I'm not gonna be altruistic enough towards my fellow beings. Just that it's no curse. Take a closer look. It's a... Continue Reading →
BASELESS FEAR ASSOCIATED WITH SHARING WHAT WE KNOW: DEMYSTIFIED
CONTINUED FROM FEAR ASSOCIATED WITH SHARING WHAT WE KNOW. THE LOGICAL ANGLE. "So, yeah... this is what the condition's about. What I'm gonna do is... mail you a comprehensive note by this evening, listing all guidelines that will keep you safe... if you follow them. Okay? Don't you worry! You gonna be perfectly alright. And, don't forget.... Continue Reading →
FEAR ASSOCIATED WITH SHARING WHAT WE KNOW. THE LOGICAL ANGLE.
I chilled on one of those park benches after my 30-minute jogging stint this morning. While deeply inhaling the nippy, clean air to cool down the palpitating system, I watched other souls get their bit from the track. Somewhere, this five-minute interlude stimulates some sort of reflection on things. And, this morning was no different.... Continue Reading →
WE ARE ONE: LESSONS FROM NEANDERTHALS AND HOMO SAPIENS
Neanderthals, the extinct species of our early human ancestors, populated the Earth for about 400,000 years... only to disappear around 30 to 40,000 years ago. How come the powerfully built brutes who successfully survived even the harshest conditions of ice-age disappear so quickly and suddenly? Various intriguing theories abound, on reasons that could've triggered their... Continue Reading →
WRITERS' EVOLUTION INTO SCRIPTING FOR VIRTUAL REALITY – PART 2
RESUMING FROM WRITERS’ EVOLUTION INTO SCRIPTING FOR VIRTUAL REALITY – PART 1 In the virtual reality frame I set up, what are the objects that could possibly catch the attention of this eye? To be more precise, which of those object(s) do I, the storyteller, want this eye to see? "Wait!" I alert myself. "Don't rush... Continue Reading →
INTRINSIC MOTIVATION DRIVING LEARNING ALL THE WAY!
After a 'weekend-long picnic' outing, Tom and Dan are back in the office. While waiting for the lift, Tom declares, "Not much of work! Looks like a pretty easy week for me. Chill for you too?" TOM WANTING IN HIS INTRINSIC MOTIVATION. Dan smiles, "Nope. Packed!" Getting to his seat, Dan rushes through his day's... Continue Reading →
'Behavior Change' happens in the brain first! Only then does it manifest!
...which means, the focus goes straight to what happens 'inside' when a learning experience is in progress. Does this experience strike the needed neural connections inside the brain for the brain to change 'physically'? Does the brain change physically? I was quite intrigued by this question and started looking around for insights. What I discovered... Continue Reading →