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Frustrated by this hype, Emily Bender, a linguist at the University of Washington, has developed a thought experiment she calls the octopus test.What would it be like to be a conscious AI? We might never know.|Will Douglas Heaven|August 25, 2021|MIT Technology Review
This is all speculative, of course, but an interesting thought experiment to help us imagine a search world that we want to live in and figure out ways to get there.
In the thought experiment, Maxwell imagined splitting a room full of gas into two compartments by erecting a wall with a small door.How Maxwell’s Demon Continues to Startle Scientists - Facts So Romantic|Jonathan O'Callaghan|April 29, 2021|Nautilus
A thought experiment devised by the Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell in 1867 stumped scientists for 115 years.How Maxwell’s Demon Continues to Startle Scientists|Jonathan O'Callaghan|April 22, 2021|Quanta Magazine
So in our thought experiment, if Maclean had to endorse either alcohol or marijuana.Let’s Be Blunt: Marijuana Is a Boon for Older Workers (Ep. 459)|Stephen J. Dubner|April 22, 2021|Freakonomics
To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
In other words, the free thinker defending freedom of thought.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Rates are thought to be similar in developed countries around the world.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Not only had the iconic comedian sexually assaulted many, many women, Maher argued, “I never thought he was funny.”Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Because they stopped and I thought, “OK, that makes sense,” and then all of a sudden I saw another issue!Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
To reproduce the impulse born of the thought—this is the aim of a psychological method.
There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.Children's Ways|James Sully
"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson