Jared Janes talks with Jim about spiritual language, states vs traits, suffering, the confabulated self, embodiement, concentration, metaphysics, and more.
Jim Ruttwith @JaredJanes my aversion to "the S-Word", why Jared finds it useful, altered states, suffering, our intentions, the confabulating mind and it's role in altered states, embodied intuition, the self, attention & awareness, concentration, metaphysics ++
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This Perspective argues that ergodicity — a foundational concept in equilibrium statistical physics — is wrongly assumed in much of the quantitative economics literature. By asking the extent to which dynamical problems can be replaced by...
At the start of a new decade, one of IBM's top researchers thinks artificial intelligence needs to change. Welcome to the world of neuro-symbolic A.I., a fresh approach that could keep advances coming for long into the 2020s. Here's how it works --...
Hanzi Freinacht talks with Jim about postmodernism, value memes, cognitive complexity, societal code, the promises/dangers of metamodernism, and much more!
Jim RuttWith @HFreinacht What is metamodernism & relationship to postmodernism? Effective value memes, hierarchical complexity, and societal code. Interaction of code & cognitive complexity. Metamodernism & GameB, promise & dangers of metamodern code, +++
The field of evolutionary biology has seen its share of spirited debates. But if there's one principle that virtually every expert in the field agrees on, it's that natural selection occurs at the level of the genome.
Ken McCarthy talks with Jim about the commercial shift of the internet, evolution of internet media, online market potential, the high cost of free & more.
Jim RuttWith @KenMcCarthy : internet in 1993, the walled gardens, spread of email, The WELL, the pre-commercial internet, brand v direct response advertising, Ken's businesses, dangers of ad-supported business models, podcast marketing, dotcom crash, much more
Jim Rutt is a complexity researcher, systems thinker, podcaster, and former key player in several technology companies. The New York Times once referred to him as “the Internet’s bad boy” due to his reputation for creative mischief. Jim is the past...
Jim RuttI'm on Jessica Ann's (@beingishuman) Art Of Humanity podcast this week. She was well prepared and asked me great questions, especially about GameB. If you have been wondering "what is this GameB thingie?" Here it is!
A special developmental program in the human brain drives the disproportionate thickening of cortical layer 2/3. This suggests that the expansion of layer 2/3, along with its numerous neurons and their large dendrites, may contribute to what makes...
Jim RuttFor those who would like to engage in an in-depth discussion of my essay "A Journey To GameB" I've created a topic on GameB's subreddit. I'll be participating. Unfortunately Twitter is just structurally poor for real discussions.
Joe Edelman talks with Jim about values, social norms & ideological commitments, pluralism & coherence, ‘time well spent’, ethical advertising & more.
Jim RuttWith @edelwax (Joe Edelman) meaningfulness from values, norms & ideological commitments; pluralism & coherence, ‘time well spent’, ad-supported tech & alternatives, the Overton window today, the goals of Turtleocracy, the Turtling game, and much more.