Anil Seth explains away consciousness away using fashionable terms like that. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I know from clinical experience that he is wrong.
The changes in human heads were not driven by a changing brain, researchers say. It was the human face that changed.
Researchers have long assumed that people think like animals. But now we see that the equation reads the same in reverse: animals think like people.
Transhumanists and futurists worry about guaranteeing rights for AI technologies when they attain “consciousness.”
We’ll be watching Walker’s publications to see how much farther she can move in the direction of ID.