Archive for artificial intelligence

Bowlbian Attachment Theory for People On the Go—Behavioral Systems

In my post of 6.26.18, I make a few observations concerning MIT astrophysicist Max Tegmark’s 2017 book entitled Life 3.0—Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As a result of my read of Tegmark’s book, Amazon is now recommending books by astrophysicists. One in particular caught my eye: a 2017 book by Neil deGrasse […]

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To AI, or not to AI: A Review of Max Tegmark’s book “Life 3.0—Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”

What’s that old saying, “Careful what you wish for.” In my last post, I took a look at Robert Sapolsky’s 2017 book entitled Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst. I concluded my post by stating: “Sapolsky never really mentions the digital age. To say the least, the digital age has the […]

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Bulleting “The Organized Mind”—Nuts and Bolts

After my last Top Down or Bottom Up post, a few nuts and bolts appeared on the radar screen. For the last several posts I’ve been pulling bullet points from Daniel Levitin’s 2014 book entitled The Organized Mind—Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload. In this follow-up post I’d like to quickly look at […]

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The Risk of Risk: LeDoux on How the Scene Implies Danger

In my last post I mentioned that Bowlby pulls from ethology when he tells us that humans and many higher order animals have certain innate fears: darkness sudden large changes of stimulus level including: loud noises sudden movement strange people (or strange animals) strange things “The explanation of why individuals should so regularly respond to […]

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Bringing Carr’s Glass Cage Back to Bowlbian Attachment Theory

Before I start this blog post, allow me to do some housekeeping. After my last post entitled John Bowlby and the Glass Cage of Automation, a reader asked if I could provide a reference on the rise of posthuman or postbiology thought. On the rise of posthuman thought I would direct the reader to Francis […]

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