Monthly Archives: July 2011

Artificial Stupidity 0.2

This is the second version of the attempt to encapsulate the aspect of thought responsible for irrationality first suggested. There are 3 players: the_minds_needs represents all the things that the mind is trying to do all_past_experience represents thinking that is enabled … Continue reading

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All art, in time, is robbed of its context. Discuss.

In a discussion about the tension between art and technology my doctoral supervisor, Brogan Bunt, brought my attention to a quote by Charles Baudelaire: Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being … Continue reading

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Artificial Stupidity (AS)

I’m wondering if an attempt to model irrationality, in programatic structures, can yield any insights into thought. I’m pretty sure that thought is very different to software programs… but that doesn’t matter. Its just an attempt to express an understanding … Continue reading

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Can a computer program model the internal switch?

Here, I am attempting to understand human thought by trying to work out how one could imitate human thought through a programative language. First, please read the previous post. I’ll have a go at answering the question I raise in … Continue reading

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An internal switch

These people are involved in a dialectic dialogue. They have different opinions but both wish to establish the truth by discussing it. These people are having a debate. They have different opinions and each wishes to convince the other of their … Continue reading

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Is spatialisation superficial?

A gentleman by the name of York Holler who apparently had a hand in shutting down the West-deutscher Rundfunk (an important studio in the production of electronic music), said that he thought that tape music was obsolete and that spatialisation is superficial… … Continue reading

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