[ExI] whence will learning come

spike spike66 at att.net
Fri Dec 23 21:16:24 UTC 2016



From: extropy-chat [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of William Flynn Wallace
Sent: Friday, December 23, 2016 1:03 PM
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Subject: Re: [ExI] whence will learning come


>>…I would like to hear BillW’s take on it.  spike



>…When I am teaching they'd better not be on simplenudes.com <http://simplenudes.com> . 

Thanks BillW!  I’ll be back in a few hours.  Or perhaps days, but this other stuff you wrote is interesting too.


>…Let's take Pavlov:  classical conditioning occurs with or without conscious effort to put something into memory…BillW

I am tempted to agree.  If there is a passive path to learning, I don’t think it has been discovered.  Our technology for teaching has improved dramatically, but it still isn’t really to where we can play our way to smart.




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