Month: May 2015

On Genes and Memes

Fact: “Nobel Prizes have been awarded to over 850 individuals, of whom at least 22% (without peace prize over 24%) were Jews, although Jews comprise less than 0.2% of the world’s population.” (from this Wikipedia page) Explanation (Norbert Wiener): “He… Read More ›

Wiener on learning & Gödel

This is a marvellous paper by former colleague of Norbert Wiener, N. Levinson. The bibliography of his papers is here. “It is no coincidence that my first childish essay into philosophy,written when I was in high school and not yet… Read More ›