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  • 260.

    Conscious Conversation: Behavioral Science

    Dr. Eran Zaidel is a professor of Behavioral Neuroscience and faculty member at the Brain Research Institute at UCLA. His work focuses on hemispheric specialization and interhemispheric interaction...

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    Progress Report

    Two years down, I’m still going. The next two years are my clinical rotations, the actual hands-on training. It’s a scary prospect, responsibilities and such; but it’s equally exciting, after...

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    Why Medical School Should Be Free

    There’s a lot of really great doctors out there, but unfortunately, there’s also some bad ones. That’s a problem we don’t need to have, and I think it’s caused by some problems with the...

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    The Cerebellum: a model for learning in the brain

    I know, it’s been a while. Busy is no excuse though, as it is becoming clear that writing for erraticwisdom was an important part of exercising certain parts of my brain that I have neglected...

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  • 260.

    Conscious Conversation: Philosophy

    Daniel Black, author of Erectlocution, was kind enough to chat with me one day and we had a great discussion – have a listen.

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  • 260.

    The Stuff in Between

    I’m actually almost normal when not agonizing over robot production details, and quite a bit has happened since I last wrote an update. First, I’ve finally graduated. I had a bit of a...

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    The Ethics of AI: Part Three

    Is it ethical (or possible) to constrain intelligent life? This part of the argument involves what we think it means to be human, and whether creating and adjusting those criteria in an AI affects...

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    The Ethics of AI: Part Two

    Is it ethical to allow humanity to continue, or to replace our species with machines? This is getting tougher. Why does humanity deserve to exist? The recorded history of the experiences of Homo...

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