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Acceptance Levels

As people gain knowledge about AGI there appears to be several levels one typically goes thru: Ignorance – Unaware of the possibility of computer intelligence Aware – Aware of the field of AGI Disbelief – Conviction that computers cannot do what humans can do (intelligence, consciousness, emotive, creative, etc). Belief…

Understanding

John Searle asked whether the mechanism in the Chinese room which passes the Turing test really understands what it is doing. One can define understanding very simply: U = K / C Understanding = Kolmogorov complexity / Code size Consider two programs that generate the first 1,000 prime numbers. The…

Introduction

Aiming towards Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) recently, Google’s Deep Mind surpassed world champion level skill at the game of Go. Go is one of the deepest, most difficult board games. Having played Go since childhood, I followed the Deep Mind tournament with great interest. With the results in, I thought…