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  • Traffic's up at New Savanna

    Traffic's Savanna

    Five weeks ago I reported, Too good to last, the New Savanna hit streak is over. As you may recall, New Savanna had been getting 4000 or more hits a day for... Read more

    The 01 November 2017 by   Bbenzon
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  • Direct Learning (Jacobs & Michaels, 2007)

    Direct Learning (Jacobs Michaels, 2007)

    The ecological hypothesis is that we perceive properties of the environment and ourselves using information variables that specify those properties. Read more

    The 02 November 2017 by   Andrew D Wilson
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  • Music Engages Mind and Body

    Music Engages Mind Body

    Writing in Aeon, Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis says: In fact, the past few decades of work in the cognitive sciences of music have demonstrated with increasing... Read more

    The 03 November 2017 by   Bbenzon
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  • Evaluating 'Direct Learning'

    Evaluating 'Direct Learning'

    In my previous post I laid out the direct learning framework developed by Jacobs Michaels (2007). In this post, I'm going to evaluate the central claims and... Read more

    The 03 November 2017 by   Andrew D Wilson
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  • "Philosophy Doesn't Do Nuance" – Will Computers Ever Be Able, You Know, to Think?

    "Philosophy Doesn't Nuance" Will Computers Ever Able, Know, Think?

    Luciano Floridi in Aeon: Philosophy doesn’t do nuances well. It might fancy itself a model of precision and finely honed distinctions, but what it really loves... Read more

    The 04 November 2017 by   Bbenzon
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  • Tracking “Xanadu” Around the Web

    Tracking “Xanadu” Around

    I'm gearing up to write a review of Franco Moretti's latest; well, actually, not just Moretti, but Moretti plus thirteen others: Mark Algee-Hewitt, Sarah... Read more

    The 05 November 2017 by   Bbenzon
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  • That Blade Runner Look

    That Blade Runner Look

    I've been watching the original Blade Runner and it occurred to me: THAT's where I got the look. That's why I like to take flicks like these: And I don't care i... Read more

    The 05 November 2017 by   Bbenzon
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  • Heart of Darkness as a Ring-composition

    Heart Darkness Ring-composition

    In the process of preparing a PowerPoint presentation for my talk at HEX01, the First Workshop on the History of Expressive Systems, I took another crack at... Read more

    The 05 November 2017 by   Bbenzon
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  • A Test of Direct Learning (Michaels Et Al, 2008)

    Test Direct Learning (Michaels 2008)

    Direct learning (Jacobs Michaels, 2007) is an ecological hypothesis about the process of perceptual learning. I describe the theory here, and evaluate it here. Read more

    The 05 November 2017 by   Andrew D Wilson
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  • Interior Journey in Heart of Darkness

    Interior Journey Heart Darkness

    This is just a quick and dirty note, as a reminder and for the record. The orange arrows in the figure below indicate Marlow’s narrative/journey in Heart of... Read more

    The 06 November 2017 by   Bbenzon
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