Archive for August, 2012

August 6, 2012

How useful are good concepts?

How much difference did it make to have the information theoretic concept of information instead of whatever the naive concept is? Was calling a set of things ‘computations’ really so revolutionary? Why?

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August 4, 2012

What balance of pain and pleasure should evolve?

Some say the worst pain is very intense compared to the best pleasure, for evolutionary reasons.