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I remembered about half an hour ago, having been reminded when mattp posted about the self-teaching 20-questions programme, that I haven't submitted any Mindpixels recently. Mindpixels are, pretty roughly, statements about the world in general and constitute the knowledge base for a system called GAC (rather like Doug Lenat's CYC, but much cheaper and more versatile). GAC has about 1 600 000 Mindpixels in its head, and contributors and raters are always needed.
If you want to take a look at the Mindpixel Digital Mind Modeling Project, it's here, with lots of interesting techie-psychie-AIish message boards as well as GAC.
And I just had a lovely phonecall from griffen, which has made me much with the cheerage. Alas, we talked his phonecard empty, but... it was good to talk with him again.
I hope you've already heard this sad news, however I post here to reach those who have not heard. Kay Dekker died on the 7th July 2011, and was…
Thank you, everyone who sent messages of love and support. Very, very much appreciated, believe me! I saw Jerry, my GP, today about the mess of…
This recipe happened because of my friend Sue, who is also a volunteer at Willow View. She was enthusing to me about a sandwich that she'd had for…