Mikhayl Von Riebon's Blog – May 2009 Archive (4)

Create an AI on Your Computer

http://singularityhub.com/2009/05/28/create-an-ai-on-your-computer/



Create an AI on Your Computer

Written on May 28, 2009 – 11:48 am | by Aaron Saenz |

Intelligence Realm is seeking to build the first AI using distributed computing.



If many hands make light work, then maybe many computers can make an artificial brain. That’s the basic reasoning behind Intelligence Realm’s Artificial Intelligence project. By reverse engineering the brain through a simulation… Continue

Added by Mikhayl Von Riebon on May 29, 2009 at 2:59am — No Comments

Wolfram Alpha ‘knowledge engine’ the new nerd on the block

A NEW site that aims to catalogue “as much of the world’s knowledge as possible” and use it to answer every question imaginable has the tech industry buzzing.



Developed by British physicist Stephen Wolfram, the Wolfram Alpha “knowledge engine” was this week opened to the public — and much fanfare.



The idea is that if Google sorts through all the pages on the web and tells you which one to read, Wolfram Alpha reads them itself and then tells you the answer.



In… Continue

Added by Mikhayl Von Riebon on May 18, 2009 at 12:29am — 2 Comments

Free will

A question occurred to me that i thought i would share.



it asks, if free will exists can we renounce it?



if the answer is yes we can renounce it, then how do we maintain our renunciation without the power of free will?



if the answer is no we cannot, then the question is asked, is free will forced upon us? and if it is forced upon us then can we not surrender our will to god/the universe/the higher self?



i cant remember if it was Thomas Aquinas or St… Continue

Added by Mikhayl Von Riebon on May 10, 2009 at 8:20am — 11 Comments

Brain Activity Prior to Conscious Awareness

Brain Activity Prior to Conscious Awareness



A recent study in Nature Neuroscience has sent freewheeling free will discussion aflutter. Here's the abstract:



There has been a long controversy as to whether subjectively 'free' decisions are determined by brain activity ahead of time. We found that the outcome of a decision can be encoded in brain activity of prefrontal and parietal cortex up to 10 s before it enters awareness. This delay presumably reflects the operation of a… Continue

Added by Mikhayl Von Riebon on May 2, 2009 at 10:02pm — 6 Comments

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