Nick,

It's actually more like six thousand pages. However many pages thousands of
rabbis can write in 600 years, more or less.  Deborah found it and posted
it on our refrigerator.

I understand you are recovering space.

Frank

Frank Wimberly
Phone (505) 670-9918

On Aug 8, 2017 3:24 PM, "Nick Thompson" <nickthomp...@earthlink.net> wrote:

> I LOVE this, Frank.  How ever did you find it amongst the ten thousand
> pages!!!!????
>
>
>
> *Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief.  Do justly, now.
> Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now.  You are not obligated to complete the
> work, but neither are you free to abandon it.*
>
>
>
> By the way.  Now in my 80th year, I am officially against technology.  I
> was OK with everything up through the word processor.  (I hated carbons.)
> Everything after that, I could do without.
>
>
>
> Really!  What has AI done for me lately?
>
>
>
> What  was it Flaubert said about trains?  Something like, they just made
> it possible for people to run around faster and faster and be stupid in
> more places.
>
>
>
> Nick
>
>
>
> Nicholas S. Thompson
>
> Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Biology
>
> Clark University
>
> http://home.earthlink.net/~nickthompson/naturaldesigns/
>
>
>
> *From:* Friam [mailto:friam-boun...@redfish.com] *On Behalf Of *Frank
> Wimberly
> *Sent:* Tuesday, August 08, 2017 1:56 PM
> *To:* The Friday Morning Applied Complexity Coffee Group <
> friam@redfish.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [FRIAM] Future of humans and artificial intelligence
>
>
>
> Talmud:
>
>
>
> Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief.  Do justly, now.
> Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now.  You are not obligated to complete the
> work, but neither are you free to abandon it.
>
>
>
> Plus 10,000 other pages.
>
>
>
> Frank Wimberly
> Phone (505) 670-9918
>
>
>
> On Aug 8, 2017 11:18 AM, "Pamela McCorduck" <pam...@well.com> wrote:
>
> Grant, does it really seem plausible to you that the thousands of crack
> researchers at Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, Google, MIT, Cal Berkeley, and
> other places have not seen this? And found remedies?
>
>
>
> Just for FRIAM’s information, John McCarthy used to call Asimov’s Three
> Laws Talmudic. Sorry I don’t know enough about the Talmud to agree or
> disagree.
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> On Aug 8, 2017, at 1:42 AM, Marcus Daniels <mar...@snoutfarm.com> wrote:
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> Grant writes:
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>
> "Fortunately, the AI folks don't seem to see - yet - that they are
> stumbling all over the missing piece: stochastic adaptation. You know, like
> in evolution: chance mutations. AI is still down with a bad case of causal
> determinism. But I expect they will fairly shortly get over that. Watch out.
> "
>
>
>
> What is probability, physically?   It could be an illusion and that there
> is no such thing as an independent observer.   Even if that is true,
> sampling techniques are used in many machine learning algorithms -- it is
> not a question of if they work, it is an academic question of why they work.
>
>
>
> Marcus
> ------------------------------
>
> *From:* Friam <friam-boun...@redfish.com> on behalf of Grant Holland <
> grant.holland...@gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Monday, August 7, 2017 11:38:03 PM
> *To:* The Friday Morning Applied Complexity Coffee Group; Carl Tollander
> *Subject:* Re: [FRIAM] Future of humans and artificial intelligence
>
>
>
> That sounds right, Carl. Asimov's three "laws" of robotics are more like
> Asimov's three "wishes" for robotics. AI entities are already no longer
> servants. They have become machine learners. They have actually learned to
> project conditional probability. The cat is out of the barn. Or is it that
> the horse is out of the bag?
>
> Whatever. Fortunately, the AI folks don't seem to see - yet - that they
> are stumbling all over the missing piece: stochastic adaptation. You know,
> like in evolution: chance mutations. AI is still down with a bad case of
> causal determinism. But I expect they will fairly shortly get over that.
> Watch out.
>
> And we still must answer Stephen Hawking's burning question: Is
> intelligence a survivable trait?
>
>
>
> On 8/7/17 9:54 PM, Carl Tollander wrote:
>
> It seems to me that there are many here in the US who are not entirely on
> board with Asimov's First Law of Robotics, at least insofar as it may apply
> to themselves, so I suspect notions of "reining it in" are probably not
> going to fly.
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> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 1:57 AM, Alfredo Covaleda Vélez <
> alfr...@covaleda.co> wrote:
>
> Future will be quite interesting. How will be the human being of the
> future? For sure not a human being in the way we know.
>
>
>
> http://m.eltiempo.com/tecnosfera/novedades-tecnologia/peligros-y-avances-
> de-la-inteligencia-artificial-para-los-humanos-117158
>
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