Category: knowledge

  • Interview: Dr Stephen Thaler and his Dreaming AIs.

    Interview: Dr Stephen Thaler and his Dreaming AIs.

    I did a series of interviews for a feature for Computer Shopper way back in January; this was the most interesting of them, with Dr Stephen Thaler, a man who is either doing stuff on the edge of our current knowledge or is a charlatan. He’s nearly convinced me he’s telling the truth and just deliberately misusing language , but if that’s the case then we need to reappraise the current state of play of AI. Key points; he thinks his AIs dream Warning: He can really talk. This is a long one.

  • The Most Modded Games: Top of the Mods.

    The Most Modded Games: Top of the Mods.

    Simple question; which games have have the most mods made for them? Source: Mod Db. This lists 7,776 mods in total. Caveats: Does not include maps. Older games, obscure games I didn’t look at, or games with independent communities are likely to be under-represented.

  • Ask A Neuroscientist!

    To the tune of: Green Day – Brain Stew My preamble: One of the few blessings of attending Oxford, save for the acquisition of an archaic process of thought, was my acquaintance with my admirable friend Dr Paul Taylor. Paul is, apart from being an awesome trumpeter, a professor of Neuroscience, with a speciality in […]