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Could have been any of the Daft Punk anime vids, but I believe you'd remember them due to popularity. Popularity probably also rules out A-Ha's Take On Me. From stuff I've tagged, maybe Helsing Ultimate, but I don't remember posting it. Maybe Monolith or Equinoxious? Those two are on the Are Sounds Electric video list, which has a bunch of eclectic stuff in it, for hours of going down rabbit holes if you wish. There was some vid about a boy and/or girl, going into/up a pyramid and becoming perfected or something like that, which I've forgotten and don't have a link to. A couple others dimly ring in my consciousness, but can't recall them well enough to even search. If all else fails, maybe something from this list will get your mind off of it. Good luck!
Of course I know Daft Punk, A-HA and the Prodigy, those weren't what I was looking for.
I didn't know Monolith and Equinoxious. They aren't what I was looking for either, but they sound good!
What's that blue fins-as-ears alien on the Are Sounds Electric page?
It looks strangely familiar... Although I don't think that's what I'm looking for either
Mike Lee Williams, Software Engineer at Cloudera, describing AI ML programming with PyMC3, said: [^] :
You don’t find yourself writing a lot of for loops, or the order in which things need to happen: you simply describe the world and press go, and the probabilistic programming language figures out the implications of that.
William has a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, and there's content on statistics (history, Bayes, Monte Carlo etc.) in the podcast I really enjoyed.
Salvador Dali said: "Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings."
My question is: can a PyMC3 bird you just pressed "go" on fly ?
I marvel at the "brave new world" of these exotic new programming tools, methods, algorithms, languages ... I imagine them as "Eaters of Streams" (EOS), which, for me, resonates with the image of the "dawn horse," Eohippus. But, maybe that's unfair, because that dog-sized forest herbivore went extinct after less than beaucoup de millenia, before they even had a chance to put their hoof down (they had toesies).
But, I am not troubled by the likelihood I will exit this adventure in consciousness in the biological fun-house of a hominid body without seeing the future "stallions" evolved from these prototypes that I suspect will create as much of a "black swan" discontinuity for homo saps as did the domestication of the horse in the great steppes of central Asia.
I will now descend to lower altitudes
«Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?» T. S. Elliot
intelligence itself... I would say no, this is a quality.
But to improve and be "more clever", I say yes. To start learning the unknown (for you at least) requires a certain ambition.
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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I fully agree with this. However, I also like to argue, so...
Could you not argue that although your maximum capacity for intelligence may be fixed, you would only be able to achieve you full potential if you keep your brain active and in shape? (This would be were the ambition/motivation comes in to play).
By intelligence, I assume the OP wanted to talk about fluid intelligence (the ability to think new without relying on previous experiences).
When it comes to crystallized intelligence one must apply previous experiences (knowledge) to newer situations, in that case, you'd be correct to point out that ambition is necessary.
Find me a study of intelligence that hasn't ignored a lot of variables
That's precisely why I do not invest much time in discussions related to intelligence metrics. For me a person who is really good with art and not reasoning is as intelligent as a person that is good with reasoning.
Its again the correlation-causation debate.
Well ya see, Norm, it’s like this… A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as the slowest buffalo. And when the herd is hunted, it is the slowest and weakest ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps improving by the regular killing of the weakest members.In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain cells. Excessive intake of alcohol, as we know, kills brain cells. But naturally it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way, regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain a faster and more efficient machine. That’s why you always feel smarter after a few beers.”
There you have the keyword. Evolution, up to now the only algorithm that has produced anything like intelligence, is aimless. It's goal is survival by being fitter than any competition. Intelligence is just a byproduct, just another way to be 'fitter'. Claws and teeth may work just as well.
You can try to usher the algorithm towards producing a higher intelligence, but that would result in an AI that is only fit for the protected environment in which it was evolved. This way we might get great computer controlled characters in a game, but how far would an artificially intelligent Skyrim player get in the real world?
I have lived with several Zen masters - all of them were cats.
His last invention was an evil Lasagna. It didn't kill anyone, and it actually tasted pretty good.
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