Re: Think For Yourself... Or Let Machines Do It For You?

From: Party of Citizens (
Date: Mon Sep 03 2001 - 14:07:37 MDT

On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, J. R. Molloy wrote:

> From: "Robert J. Bradbury" <>
> > Now, in the future, as scientific literature hopefully becomes freer
> > *and* as it becomes directly accessible by our brains, then we will
> > be able to think things out carefully backreferencing to the scientific
> > literature as nessary. And that will be a marvelous day indeed.

> .... machine intelligence can
> help humans to be hyper-cognitive.
> --J. R.
> Useless hypotheses, etc.:
> consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
> analog computing, cultural relativism, GAC, Cyc, Eliza, cryonics, individual
> uniqueness, ego

What do you say, grasshoppers...should "hyper-cognitive" be added to the
list of Useless hypotheses, etc?

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