On the size of disagreement and the public sphere

How large is the public sphere? How large can it reasonably be? If we assume that the public sphere is at least to some degree rooted in our biological nature, it seems as if we could answer the question partially by looking at how large our social networks reasonably can be. This in turn leads us to examine things like the Dunbar number – Robin … Continue reading On the size of disagreement and the public sphere

Undervalued aspects of artificial intelligence

There are now a number of reviews and summing up notes about the most impactful papers in AI in 2020. Data Science Central has a nice one – and also links to a few others. It is interesting to look at these to see what is highlighted and what is missing. I, for one, was surprised to see that the list from DSC does not … Continue reading Undervalued aspects of artificial intelligence