Tagged: Consciousness

Yoga is philosophy in physical form, says a philosophy of mind professor — Quartz

Yoga class undoubtedly improves a person’s flexibility and serenity. But Lisa Miracchi, a philosophy professor at University of Pennsylvania who is teaching a seminar called “Yoga and Philosophy,” says that the poses can also enhance your reasoning, behavior, and relationships.

Source: Yoga is philosophy in physical form, says a philosophy of mind professor — Quartz

Take A Peek Into The Psychedelic Subconscious Of Artificial Intelligence – ALLDAY

Artificial intelligence doesn’t quite “dream” the same way we humans do, but that doesn’t stop it from conjuring up some pretty wild visuals

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Killer Robots and the Concept of Meaningful Human Control | Human Rights Watch

Machines have long served as instruments of war, but historically humans have always dictated how they are used. The evolution of technology has the potential to change that reality, and the implications are profoundly disturbing. According to experts in artificial intelligence, fully autonomous weapons, which would select and engage targets without meaningful human control, could be developed for use within years, not decades

Source: Killer Robots and the Concept of Meaningful Human Control | Human Rights Watch

Hear John Malkovich Read Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave,” Set to Music Mixed by Ric Ocasek, Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon, OMD & More | Open Culture

So, imagine that you’re John Malkovich. I know, you’ve seen this movie before, but hear me out: you’re one of the most venerated actors of your generation. You are entering your sixth decade and could probably coast into your golden years on accolades and prestige parts.

Source: Hear John Malkovich Read Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave,” Set to Music Mixed by Ric Ocasek, Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon, OMD & More | Open Culture

Going, Going, Gone: Master Go Player Loses Best-Of-5 Match With A.I.

As it went, it reprogrammed itself and improved. This type of self-learning program is known as a neural network, and it’s based on theories of how the human brain works.

Source: Going, Going, Gone: Master Go Player Loses Best-Of-5 Match With A.I.

Worried about amoral robots? Try reading them a story. – CSMonitor.com

Georgia Tech researchers say that teaching artificial intelligence to understand human stories can instill human values and ethics in robots.

Source: Worried about amoral robots? Try reading them a story. – CSMonitor.com

The Philosophy of The Walking Dead – Wisecrack Edition 

Welcome to this special Wisecrack Edition of The Philosophy of The Walking Dead, where we take a look at the philosophy of The Walking Dead.

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