The book "Programming for children. Learning to create games on Scratch »

The book "Programming for children. Learning to create games on Scratch » This book is for everyone who wants to create their own computer game. She talks about what a programming environment is, how to build a game, how to teach the characters to move. With the help of a book and a site with resources for building games, a child can independently make four games in the Scratch programming environment. In every game there are heroes who overcome obstacles, seek treasures or interact differently with each other or with objects. From the beginning to the end of the book, the complexity of games increases, but you can collect them in any order.
 
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Imagination"

How to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human"?
 
 
In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his ruthless intelligence analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Imagination"

 
 

§5-7. Imagination


 
"We do not see things as they are. We see things as we see them. "
 
- Anais Nin
 
When Carol selects one of the blocks, this action seems incredibly simple for her: she simply reaches for the block, takes it and raises it. She sees the block and just starts acting. It seems that there is no "thinking" here.
 
 
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflective Thinking, Self-Analysis, Reflection"

How to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human"?
 
 
In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his ruthless intelligence analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflective Thinking, Self-Analysis, Reflection"

 
 

§5-4. Reflective Mind


 
I was going to repeat the psalm that I know. Before I started, my attention was focused on the whole picture, but as soon as I started to speak and move away from the beginning of the conversation and this moment began to stretch in my memory. My action was divided into a memory that contained the part I said and ...[/h]
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Alan Kay: cool concepts also need love

Let me start by showing a video recorded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) at the recent graduation ceremony at Harvard, where they asked some alumni and their teachers to answer some simple questions about what caused the change of time year and phases of the moon. Everyone was sure of their answers, but about 95% of the respondents did not even closely approximate the scientific justification.
 
 
Their main theories were based on the fact that the change of seasons is a consequence of the decrease in the distance between the Earth and the Sun in the summer, and that the phases of the ...
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Richard Hamming: "Unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics"

"This is the deepest essay I've ever seen regarding the philosophy of science; in fact, it is important for all our understanding of thought, knowledge or reality. "
 
 
Richard Hamming: "Unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics"
 
 

Prologue


 
From the title it is clear that this is a philosophical question. I will not apologize for philosophy, although I know that many scientists, engineers and mathematicians do not pay attention to it. Instead, I will give this little prologue to justify my approach.
 
 
Man, as far as we know, always wondered about himself, the world around and the meaning of life. In many myths it is told about why and how God or gods ...[/h]
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflection"

How to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human"?
 
 
In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his ruthless intelligence analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Reflection"

 
 

§5-3. Thinking


 

 
 
When Joan chose what to do - run the road ahead or run away, she had to choose one of the following rules:
 
 
If you are on the roadway, That is run away with it
 
If you are on the roadway, That is quickly overtake it

 
 
However, in order for Joan to take these decisions, she needs some mechanism that predicts and ...[/h]
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Levels of Mental Activity"

During the HYIP for the digital economy and *** it's time to pay attention to how to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human". In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his merciless mind analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 5 "Levels of Mental Activity"

 
 

Chapter 5. Levels of Mental Activity


 
"We are obviously a unique species thanks to the ability to create symbols, as well as the ability to control the conditions of our existence, using these symbols. Our ability to represent and model reality means that we can roughly ...[/h]
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Allure-framework. Part 1

Allure-framework. Part 1On the Internet, there is not much exhaustive Russian-language information on the second version of Allure , not to mention problems with official documentation. We decided to fill this gap and write a series of articles that will help readers to better understand the rich functionality of the framework.
 
 
Allure-framework is successfully used in the work of the functional test automat in the EFS program and greatly simplifies the analysis of the results of test runs.
 
 
In our first article, we'll tell you what Allure is, what it's for and how to connect it to your project. We will also ...
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 4 "Consciousness"

During the HYIP for the digital economy and *** it's time to pay attention to how to bring the "human" in technology and how technologies help to understand and improve and scale the "human". In this we will help the harsh Marvin Minsky, who with his merciless mind analyzes feelings, emotions, pain, love and consciousness.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 4 "Consciousness"

 
 

§ 4-1. What is the nature of Consciousness?


 
"No philosopher and, perhaps, any of the writers have ever been able to explain the riddle of what makes up human consciousness. The body, external objects, memory, warm fantasies, other people's minds, guilt, fear, doubt, lie...[/h]
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Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 3 "How to use emotions"

The father of artificial intelligence is thinking about how to make a car, which would be proud of us . Marvin Minsky was a rather tough scholar and the fact that he is exploring the topic of feelings and emotions with his "scalpel of knowledge", what makes us human is quite interesting and useful. The book is an excellent example of how to try to comprehend the "human" approach: values, ideals, love, pain, common sense.
 
 
Marvin Minsky "The Emotion Machine": Chapter 3 "How to use emotions"

 
 

§3-8. Operation of Emotions


 
Whatever you try to do on your own, your brain can have completely different plans.
 
 
I tried to work on a technical theory, but ...[/h]
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