Tag: Walter Bradley Center
Great Minds: How Darwinism and AI Are Oversold, Often at the Same Time
The Center for Science & Culture and the Bradley Center for Natural & Artificial Intelligence share more than the commonality of being sponsored by Discovery Institute.
Lennox, Marks: Uploading the Mind Would Mean Eternal Death
Dreams of god-like immortality achieved through uploading the mind have a serious drawback, one among others. A computer operates algorithmically, strictly so, whereas the mind does not.
Marks on the AI Church: “The Singularity Is Far”
New religions, including one centered on Artificial Intelligence, follow a stereotyped pattern.
Great Minds: Marks, Medved on Human Exceptionalism’s Two Frontiers
There are fundamental, unbridgeable chasms on either side, animal and machine. The capacity for creativity, for one thing, stands permanently outside the reach of algorithms.
Trends in Philosophy of Science: What Does “Semantic Information” Mean?
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.