Interesting “evolutionary” AI views suggested by Leon.in Out of Control by Kevin Kelly – Addison WesleyQuote “no logic except bio-logic can assemble a workable system of any magnitude”
0 December 12, 2001 at 12:18pm by Psybertron
0 December 12, 2001 at 12:14pm by Psybertron
Business Process Modelling Initiative in XML WorldLarge number of significant members (but not Microsoft).(Compare with KnoW Project I4)
0 December 11, 2001 at 3:07pm by Psybertron
Basic Meme / Memetics ReferencesThe Selfish Gene – Richard Dawkins (originated term meme)The Meme Machine – Susan Blackmore Alternative Chaos ReferenceChaos – James Gleick
0 December 6, 2001 at 12:15pm by Psybertron
An apt quote, given my current thread on formal logic vs chaotic approach to knowledge, from The Secret History by Donna Tartt (p.28) : I was charmed by his conversation, and despite its illusion of being rather modern and digressive (to me, the hallmark of the modern mind is that it loves to wander from […]
0 December 6, 2001 at 11:50am by Psybertron
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0 December 1, 2001 at 12:54pm by Psybertron
Does God Play Dice – The New Mathematics of Chaos by Ian StewartPublished Penguin Mathematics 1989 / 1990, Chaos reference workFundamentals – quasi-periodicity, strange attractors and Poincarre sections.Lots of good further reading references too.
0 November 30, 2001 at 9:45am by Psybertron
RDF, XML Schema and XML Meta-DataRef : “Professional XML Meta Data” by Daniel Rivers-Moore, Ann Wrightson, et al pub WROX.See RDF-SyntaxSee RDF-SchemaECM-Associations / Gellish-facts / ProcessML-Templates / Sentences(tm) / RDF-statements – common ground.
0 November 30, 2001 at 9:32am by Psybertron
AT LAST – Chaos and Complexity theories reach the public consciousness as issues for management of organisations.BBC Radio 4 Today – Analyst looking at Health Service organisation identifies these issues as blockers to predictable behaviour.Tiny inputs – Large unpredicted outcomes, yes, but equallyEnormous inputs – No predictable outcomes.Relevant message – Buisness rules for information management […]
0 November 16, 2001 at 12:48am by Psybertron
The Learning Machine ChallengeSpin off from the AI Forum Management Information Systems QuarterlyAcademic & Research Journal on MISIncludes “Qualitative” scope amongst more traditional aspects.Has Mike Myers (Uni of Auckland) on the editorial board.Previously associated with Geoff Walsham (Judge Institute, Cambridge)
0 November 16, 2001 at 12:26am by Psybertron
Remember A.C. Clarke’s 3 stages of reaction to technological breakthroughs: (a) It’s completely impossible.(b) OK, it’s possible, but it’s practically useless.(c) Well, I said it was a good idea all along. And Douglas Adams (Quoting Bran Ferren) – “Technology is the stuff that doesn’t work yet”
0 November 15, 2001 at 11:58pm by Psybertron
Living with Windows XP XP: Released last week BBC News Online’s Paul Rocks explains what it has been like living with an evaluation copy of Windows XP for the last couple of months. (Text copy deleted) My six weeks with XP have been pleasurable. No system crashes, no major problems and no phone-a-friend to sort […]
0 November 15, 2001 at 11:54pm by Psybertron
Monday November 5 2:00 PM ET Use of Napster-Alternatives Rose in Oct. -WebnoizeLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Users swapped 1.81 billion media files on Napster (news – web sites)-alternative services like Kazaa, MusicCity and Grokster, which have seen usage rise since Napster shut down in July to legal pressures, a research firm said on Monday. Web […]
0 November 15, 2001 at 11:42pm by Psybertron
AI / Natural Language discussion grouphttp://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&group=comp.ai.nat-lang
0 November 15, 2001 at 11:38pm by Psybertron
From: CorporateInfo (TelegraphHillSF@yahoo.com)Subject: Expert scoffs at Autonomy software Newsgroups: comp.ai.nat-langView: (This is the only article in this thread) | Original Format Date: 2001-08-23 21:49:53 PST At Genentech headquarters today in South San Francisco, there was aseminar on “Metadata & Controlled Vocabularies: What Are they and Whatis their Value?” given by Amy Warner, faculty member in […]
2 November 15, 2001 at 11:38pm by Psybertron
From: Jorn Barger (firstname.lastname@example.org)Subject: Semantics and NLP Newsgroups: comp.ai.nat-langView: Complete Thread (19 articles) | Original Format Date: 2001-11-05 06:10:02 PST Judging from the replies I got to my recent ‘newsdiff’ posting, itappears university programs in AI are (still) doing an extremely bad jobof covering *semantics*… An unabridged dictionary may have half a million entries. Roget […]
0 November 3, 2001 at 12:32am by Psybertron
Latest from Robot Wisdom.XML bumps into AI problemsIncluding essay on Cyc and links to Cyc home pages Current Work of IEEE’s Standard Upper Ontology projectPromising scope, but still thrashing about.
1 September 21, 2001 at 11:32am by Psybertron
How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the InternetReally important social history view on Internet, Communication, Interaction and Technology from Douglas Adams September 1999.http://www.douglasadams.com/dna/19990901-00-a.html
0 September 14, 2001 at 3:16pm by Psybertron
Genesis – Artificial Life ProjectCambridge academic research project using a model for simple living cells to evolve by Darwinian processes. Unclear if and how this will reach the the level of “intelligence”, or any definition of such. Whacky web site though.
0 September 14, 2001 at 2:57pm by Psybertron
Information Leakage via WebMostly a technology subject, about the kinds of things a web host can pick-up about a users system from a single user hit.
0 September 14, 2001 at 2:04pm by Psybertron
Cogitology – Essay on ThinkingSome interesting thoughts expressed though mostly not relevant, being about teaching people to think.
0 September 14, 2001 at 12:08pm by Psybertron
Quote : Martin Rees in Just Six Numbers – The 3 spatial dimensions are a fundamental feature of our universe, any other number and it / we could not exist. eg the alimetary canal of a higher animal in 2D splits it in two unless it ingests and excretes through the same orifice – messy […]