Tag Archives: Philip Tetlock

Changing Your Mind

(This is the third part – of three – of the talk ‘What I Know and Why I Know It’).  “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” – John Maynard Keynes (not) 17. Anchoring In ‘The Forest … Continue reading

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Talk: What I Know and Why I Know It

“When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” The above quote (typically attributed to John Maynard Keynes but probably not originating from him) makes it sound so easy. So why don’t we all act in this … Continue reading

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Free Energy: Criticisms and Conjectures

This posting forms part of the talk ‘Intelligence and the Brain’. Here, I look at some criticisms of Karl Friston’s ‘Variational Free Energy’ theory and add some observations. 26. But Is It True? Argument: Friston’s ‘Variational Free Energy’ theory has … 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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