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 compares the possible options for resolving this situation. What helps Joan make similar predictions? The simplest way is to have a collection of three-part rules "If -> To -> In this case", in which each If describes a specific situation, each To describes a specific action, and each Then describes the possible result of the work done.
 
 

 
 
If you are on the roadway, That is Escape back, In that case, try to cross the road a little later than
 
If you are on the roadway, That is go over it, in which case you will arrive much earlier than
 
If you are on the roadway, That is In this case, you can get wounds

 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1. Falling in Love [/b]
Love
 
The Sea Of Mental Mysteries
 
Moods and Emotions
 
Infant Emotions

 
Seeing a Mind as a Cloud of Resources
 
Adult Emotions
 
Emotion Cascades

 
Questions
 
Chapter 2. ATTACHMENTS AND GOALS [/b]
Playing with Mud
 
Attachments and Goals

 
Imprimers
 
Attachment-Learning Elevates Goals

 
Learning and pleasure
 
Conscience, Values ​​and Self-Ideals

 
Attachments of Infants and Animals
 
Who are our Imprimers?

 
Self-Models and Self-Consistency
 
Public Imprimers

 
Chapter 3. FROM PAIN TO SUFFERING [/b]
3-1. Being in Pain
 
3-2. Prolonged Pain leads to Cascades

 
3-3. Feeling, Hurting, and Suffering
 
3-4. Overriding Pain

 
3-5 Correctors, Suppressors, and Censors
 
3-6 The Freudian Sandwich
 
3-7. Controlling our Moods and Dispositions

 
3-8. Emotional Exploitation
 
Chapter 4. CONSCIOUSNESS
 
Chapter 5. LEVELS OF MENTAL ACTIVITIES
 
Chapter 6. COMMON SENSE
 
Chapter 7. Thinking.
 
Chapter 8. Resourcefulness.
 
Chapter 9. The Self.
 
 

About the Author


 

 
 
Marvin Lee Minsky (born Marvin Lee Minsky; August ? 1927 - January 2? 2016.) - American scientist in the field of artificial intelligence, co-founder of Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[Википедия]
 
 
Interesting facts:
 
 
 
Minsksky was friends with the critic Harold Bloom of Yale University, who spoke of him as "the sinister Marvin of Minsk".
 
Isaac Asimov described Minsk as one of two people who are smarter than himself; The second, in his opinion, was Carl Sagan.
 
Marvin - robot with artificial intelligence from the cycle of novels by Douglas Adams Hitchhiker 's Guide to the Galaxy and the film The Hitchhiker' s Guide to the Galaxy (film).
 
Minsk has a contract to freeze his brain after death in order to be "resurrected" in the future.
 
In honor of Minsk, the main character's dog in the film Tron: The Legacy is named.[Википедия]
 
 
 
About #philtech [/b]

 
 
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