[ExI] Superhuman Poker

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Thu Jul 18 17:19:30 UTC 2019



From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf Of John Clark
Subject: Re: [ExI] Superhuman Poker


On Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 10:43 AM Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com <mailto:sparge at gmail.com> > wrote:


>> People were always asking human geniuses like Einstein and Feynman how they got their ideas but they could never give satisfactory answers, if they could we'd all be as smart as they were.  John


> At least Einstein and Feynman could talk intelligently about abstract concepts.  Dave



There are sometimes conceptual breakthroughs based on a misunderstanding or incomplete knowledge of the subject matter.  This leads to the observation: it is remarkable what one can accomplish when one does not know what one cannot do.



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