Tag: Jaron Lanier

  • Gadget: Warum die Zukunft uns noch braucht

    This is my writing for a German lesson. Die Zeitung Die Zeit ist zu meiner Hauptquelle von Informationen geworden. Ich höre im Zug die Artikel von der Audio-Zeit an, das ist einerseits bequem, anderseits interessant. Dieses mal war es genau so, in der Zeit gab es einen Artikel über das Buch Gadget: Warum die Zukunft…

  • Singularity and Rapture

    A few quotes from Jaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto, 2010 where he compares the idea of singularity with rapture. http://www.jaronlanier.com/ “The coming Singularity is a popular belief in the society of technologists. Singularity books are as common in a computer science department as Rapture images are in an evangelical bookstore.” “(Just…

  • Turing Test and Female Hormones

    My message to the everything-list (for discussion follow the link)  http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/t/99e8321645a80200 On 16.01.2012 10:24 Bruno Marchal said the following: … > > Note also that Turing invented his test to avoid the philosophical > hard issue of consciousness. In a nutshell Turing defines > “consciousness” by “having an intelligent behavior”. The Turing test > is…