Gardner says that our schools and culture focus most of their attention on linguistic and logical-mathematical intelligence. We esteem the highly articulate or logical people of our culture. Gardner says that we should also place equal attention on individuals who show gifts in the other intelligences: The theory of multiple intelligences proposes a major transformation in the way our schools are run.
His essays exemplified his skill at making complex subjects understandable, and were written in an unformal style, liberally sprinkled with personal anecdotes that endeared him to a legion of faithful readers.
It was all a labor of love; in particular Asimov often remarked that of all his writing, his essays for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction were his favorite, despite the fact that he received the lowest word-rate payment for them.
From November to Februaryan essay of his appeared in the magazine every month, without fail.
In addition he wrote essays and introductions for literally hundreds of magazines, newspapers, books, and trade publications. All together he wrote over essays.
In a recent poll, machine intelligence experts predicted that computers would gain human-level ability around the year , and superhuman ability less than 30 years after. 1 But, like a tribe on a tropical island littered with World War II debris imagining that the manufacture of aluminum propellers or steel casings would be within their power, our confidence is probably inflated. Steve Slick is a clinical professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and directs the Intelligence Studies Project at the University of Texas at Austin. He was a member of CIA’s clandestine service, and served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush and the NSC’s Senior Director for Intelligence Programs and Reform. Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years. We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state.
And then there are the Asimov completists who want to read everything that Asimov ever wrote, but lose sleep at night worrying that they might have missed something. Where do they turn? Please note that the emphasis is on known, since there are undoubtedly some we have missed.
Also included are introductions Asimov wrote for other books, though in this department we probably have missed quite a few. For those essays the subject field is left blank.
That list is ordered alphabetically according to the title of the essay, and includes a designation of the collection in which each essay appears as well as a very brief subject description for each essay.
We have used those descriptions, but have added to them in some places, as well as added our own descriptions for essays published since his list appeared. The Los Angeles Times essay titles are sometimes followed by a designation such as " V4 ".
This indicates the section and page where the essay appeared in the newspaper.
Times essays for which the exact date of publication has not yet been determined are listed with a range of dates within which they appeared, either or The essays are listed chronologically within groups. Essay lists ordered by source:March (This essay is derived from a talk at the Harvard Computer Society.) You need three things to create a successful startup: to start with good people, to make something customers actually want, and to spend as little money as possible.
Photography and sociology have approximately the same birth date, if you count sociology’s birth as the publication of Comte’s work which gave it its name, and photography’s birth as the date in when Daguerre made public his method for fixing an image on a metal plate.
2 From the beginning, both worked on a variety of projects. . By Lt Daniel Furseth. Today, I stopped caring about my fellow man. I stopped caring about my community, my neighbors, and those I serve. I stopped caring today because a once noble profession has become despised, hated, distrusted, and mostly unwanted.
Why it’s hard to design fair machine learning models. The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Sharad Goel and Sam Corbett-Davies on the limitations of popular mathematical formalizations of fairness. Steve Slick is a clinical professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and directs the Intelligence Studies Project at the University of Texas at Austin.
He was a member of CIA’s clandestine service, and served as a special assistant to President George W. Bush and the NSC’s Senior Director for Intelligence Programs and Reform. Part 1 of 2: "The Road to Superintelligence".
Artificial Intelligence — the topic everyone in the world should be talking about.