This post describes a definitive model of the Mind, based on Software Engineering concepts, that is suitable for all fields of research.
Collective attempts to develop standard models of the mind misinterpret the consensual perceptions of the participants as external entities.
Software Engineering brings a new perspective. System design concepts reveal that what humans perceive as minds are cognitive constructs. This interpretation corresponds to intuitive understanding, provides a clear and coherent model and clarifies the ambiguous statements about the mind inherited from consensual approaches. Continue reading The Mind as Cognitive Simplification→
Here are two videos about Superintelligence. In the first video, I summarize six common beliefs about superintelligence and indicate why none of them are valid. In the second video I outline the architecture of a planetary superintelligence and describe how it could arise, sooner than most think, and have serious planetary consequences. Continue reading Superintelligence – A realistic scenario→