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Nature’s Secret Trick

“The way that human minds arrange particulars is a skill so deeply hidden in the human soul that we shall hardly guess the secret trick that Nature here displays” – Immanuel Kant This is the first part (of three) of the talk ‘What I … Continue reading

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Free Energy: Hierarchical Message Passing

This posting forms part of the talk ‘Intelligence and the Brain’. It follows on from: A Unified Theory of Intelligence in which the the brain is viewed as a hierarchy of predictors (see diagram below). Entropy, Intelligence and Life which explains … Continue reading

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Talk: Intelligence and the Brain

What is ‘intelligence’? What is the brain actually doing? How is intelligence physically realised in the brain? Quite how the brain manages to achieve what it does remains elusive. It’s true that almost every day there are news stories that … Continue reading

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