Thinking About Kinship & Society

This post began as a stream of consciousness Twitter thread that I've retrofitted into a blog post. As is always the case, both the political left and right see truths about the markets. The left is correct that money and trade reduces interpersonal prosociality (increased in-group "lovin’"). The right is correct that money and trade … Continue reading Thinking About Kinship & Society

Swift Taylor Approximations

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This post continues my explorations of simple intelligence. In this post, we'll consider some elementary sensing cells. We'll then look at whether we can apply local function approximators. Sensors Consider a set of sensing cells, which we'll call "sensors". We have N sensors, where each sensor measures a value over time. This value could be … Continue reading Swift Taylor Approximations