Rationality: From AI to Zombies

Rationality: From AI to Zombies, by Eliezer Yudkowsky, Machine Intelligence Research Institute, suggested price $5, 1813 pages Christmas 1982, aged eleven, I gave my Dad a copy of Douglas Hofstadter’s Gödel, Escher, Bach, and immediately borrowed it and read it myself. Like so many readers, I was captivated, and changed. Martin Gardner said of it:Continue reading “Rationality: From AI to Zombies”

Paying someone to help me learn degree-level maths

I have a plan, but some of the plan is probably wrong, so I’m posting here before executing in the hope that you can set me straight. Thanks! I’m self-taught in most of the maths that I know. This has advantages, but it’s hard work; I can make a lot of progress by myself butContinue reading “Paying someone to help me learn degree-level maths”