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Biodigital Philosophy, Technological Convergence, and Postdigital Knowledge Ecologies

Michael A. Peters, Petar Jandrić, Sarah Hayes
2021 Postdigital Science and Education  
The convergence between biology and information reconfigures all levels of theory and practice, and even critical reason itself now requires a biodigital interpretation oriented towards ecosystems and  ...  Both involve the mutual interaction and integration of information and biology, which leads us into discussion of biodigital convergence.  ...  A Full Physical Integration of Biological and Digital Entities Some implications of a full physical integration of biological and digital entities could include robots with biological brains and biological  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42438-020-00211-7 fatcat:ykbscq6ns5a5nn4urq32t6scve

Runaway Social Selection in Human Evolution

Bernard J. Crespi, Mark V. Flinn, Kyle Summers
2022 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution  
Here we briefly review Alexander's logic, and then expand upon his model by elucidating six core arenas of social selection that involve runaway, positive-feedback processes, and that were likely involved  ...  We discuss how these ideas fit with the hypothesis that a key life history innovation that opened the door to runaway social selection, and cumulative culture, during hominin evolution was increased cooperation  ...  AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS All authors listed have made a substantial, direct, and intellectual contribution to the work, and approved it for publication.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fevo.2022.894506 fatcat:iszfpj2jmzfs7pdcbgxnivuueu

Technology and Consciousness [article]

John Rushby, Daniel Sanchez
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In the body of the report, we summarize most of the basic themes that were discussed: the structure and function of the brain, theories of consciousness, explicit attempts to construct conscious machines  ...  This provoked a flurry of commentary in both the scientific and popular press, some of it interesting and insightful, but almost all of it ignorant of the prior consideration given to these topics and  ...  Acknowledgments The workshop series was organized and the individual workshops were chaired by David Sahner and John Murray. Damien Williams maintained scrupulous notes.  ... 
arXiv:2209.03956v1 fatcat:o3hnlo7aibdhhb27vk7kr7exwe

A framework for the unification of the behavioral sciences

Herbert Gintis
2007 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
The various behavioral disciplines model human behavior in distinct and incompatible ways.  ...  The proposed framework recognizes evolutionary theory, covering both genetic and cultural evolution, as the integrating principle of behavioral science.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank Samuel Bowles and Eric Alden Smith for comments and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for financial support. NOTE 1.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x07000581 pmid:17475022 fatcat:yduf4lz55nfazmri2zcaylgqha

How philosophy of mind can shape the future [chapter]

Susan Schneider
Philosophy of Mind in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries  
We then turn to radical brain enhancements, urging that the future will likely introduce exciting new issues involving (inter alia) the extended mind hypothesis, the epistemology of evaluating the thoughts  ...  of vastly smarter beings, mind uploading, and more.  ...  These are issues wellworth considering, we believe, as we move to a future with neural enhancements and therapies that extend beyond the biological brain.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9780429508127-13 fatcat:orgwbjhacrfitnti5nazhn7ota

The executive functions and self-regulation: an evolutionary neuropsychological perspective

R A Barkley
2001 Neuropsychology Review  
The EFs seem to meet the requirements of a biological adaptation, being an improbable complex design for a purpose that exists universally in humans.  ...  of experiential theft, mimetic skill (private behavioral rehearsal) and gestural communication, and social self-defense against such theft and interpersonal manipulation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author thanks Michael Gordon and David Buss, along with the anonymous reviewers for this journal, for their helpful comments on earlier drafts of this manuscript.  ... 
pmid:11392560 fatcat:tod5lcgsz5frvhbs7yvag6mpvm

Artificial Intelligence in Modeling and Simulation [chapter]

Bernard Zeigler, Alexandre Muzy, Levent Yilmaz
2009 Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science  
Brain module activities Component, activity and discrete-event abstractions Figure 13 depicts a brain description through components and activities.  ...  The red areas indicate high brain activities. Language and music produce responses in opposite sides of the brain (showing the sub-system specializations).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-30440-3_24 fatcat:2x3br2h6fzaurg6kydys6h4zle

Artificial Intelligence and the Academy's Loss of Purpose

Anthony Picciano
2019 Online Learning  
and administrators.  ...  This article speculates on the future of higher education as online technology, specifically adaptive learning and analytics as infused by artificial intelligence software, develops and matures.  ...  Artificial General Intelligence -AI functions similar to the human brain and can perform any intellectual task.  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v23i3.2023 fatcat:on3tyx7edrhwvnw2tyd2lmigbi

Conscious Intelligent Systems - Part 1 : I X I [article]

U. Gayathree
2006 arXiv   pre-print
fMRI's and high tech neuroscience.  ...  Such a perspective allows us to explain seamlessly a variety of natural factors, factors ranging from the rise and presence of the human mind, man's sense of I, his self-consciousness and his looping thought  ...  This enhances both entity comfort and entity survival possibilities.  ... 
arXiv:cs/0612056v1 fatcat:agy3j2z3bzafrbxutcc2xt3mum

Technihil: The Cultural Import of Cognitive Neuroscience

Jon Lindblom
2016
and speculative philosophy.  ...  These twin issues are addressed on the one hand through an engagement with Mark Fisher's and Simon Reynolds' work on '90s rave culture and its mutation into present forms of postmodern cultural and psychosocial  ...  [C]yberpunk anticipates a world in which drugs are enhanced or replaced by even more immediate and precise means of modifying brains and changing minds.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00019472 fatcat:jhsdqvxx2jghxoz4xbphnwyd3e

Artificial intelligence in science fiction literature

Katharina Linemayr
2017 unpublished
In diesen Büchern kommen der intelligente Computer HAL, sowie die Roboter Robbie, Speedy, QT-1, Dave, Herbie, Nestor 10, The Brain, Stephen Byerley und The Machines als intelligente Wesen vor, die der  ...  He even decides to harm this master and tries to outthink the humans. The Brain is capable of overseeing the construction of a whole spaceship using a technology never applied before.  ...  It is this dangerous potential due to an enhanced possibility for self and group awareness which Susan Calvin implies in the quote given above.  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.46366 fatcat:cndqrzahvrcnfmqp5hdxpjmvuy

Vol. XXIX NDU Journal Subscription for one copy  Use of Print Media for Conflict Resolution and Peace Building: A Case Study of Kashmir Dispute

Takako Hirose, Shaun Hod, Bulent Aras, Nawaz Jaspal, Noel Khokhar, Nida Hameed, Muhammad Raja, Khan, Anjum Zia, Hajrah Syedah
2015 NDU Journal 2015 NDU JOURNAL   unpublished
The amoeba, which feeds on bacteria of warm waters, enters the brain through nasal cavity and eats up the brain.  ...  Guided by policy, there is considerable merit in outthinking similarities with flexible response of cold war era.  ...  Self-Preservation: Pakistani NGOs management engages in enhancing their persona, rather than the objectives and policies they espouse to project.  ... 
fatcat:o2lfra2i4jahfl4yh4mk44uxem

"She that hath wit may shift anywhere": Women and Wit in Thomas Middleton's 'A Mad World', 'My Masters' and 'No Wit No Help Like A Woman's'

Adrianna Nycz, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa
2011
This thesis considers Thomas Middleton's female trickster figures using A Mad World, My Masters, and No Wit No Help Like a Woman's as example plays.  ...  characters successfully live by their wits, using their wit to manipulate custom in their intrigues, Middleton allots his women, who are not formally educated, a sophisticated understanding of social and  ...  As Dynes mentions, Jacobean tricksters are able to outthink their targets, and Middleton's female tricksters are no exception.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-4686 fatcat:tlq6f5nwwzegvjnq7esbl5qrh4

Holo-pursuits: holographic identity & agency in Star Trek: the Next Generation & Voyager [article]

Kim Louise Parrent, University Of Canterbury
2017
for space exploration and colonization.  ...  In this thesis, I explore issues relating to holographic identity, agency and the place and position of the hologram in Star Trek.  ...  Able to "enhance their own design" (Crusher) with each new generation, these nanites have now evolved. Theories of evolution assume that all biological systems "reproduce".  ... 
doi:10.26021/4111 fatcat:oynzmq4zpnhmpk5pywiob4pxe4

Parameters Autumn: 2020

USAWC Parameters
2020 Parameters  
challenge power imbalances and reevaluate the impact of cultural imperialism on standards and evaluations.  ...  In "Technology and Strategic Surprise: Adapting to an Era of Open Innovation," Audrey Kurth Cronin discusses the differences between open and closed innovation, and she urges the US Defense Department  ...  First Army operations officer Marshall proved the AEF could outthink, outmaneuver, and out-resource the Germans.  ... 
doi:10.55540/0031-1723.2668 fatcat:jibzwitycfhernguv43zsfsdtm
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