Re: Teach the hungry (Was: Hollywood Economics)

Bryan Moss (
Thu, 3 Sep 1998 14:37:19 +0100

J. Maxwell Legg wrote:

> > Are you suggesting creating a giant neural net
> > to facilitate resource sharing, so rather than
> > be held at the whim of capitalists the economy
> > itself will decide who gets what and when?
> A capitalistic economy is already an autonomous
> entity and capitalists mere components, but I
> strongly feel it is in need of a purposeful
> hybridization to allow it to evolve beyond a
> zero-sum game. Indeed the following software
> component can co-evolve along the way to adjust
> out the whim component.

Hybridisation with what? Are you saying the economy's a bit like a neural net so lets make it even more like a neural net?

I think you're suggesting `filtering' the interactions of capitalists to fit the model of a neural net more precisely, but I'm unsure.