An Excerpt From On Intelligence, By Jeff Hawkins
Like a supersmart diplomat, intelligent machines may play a role in reducing conflict and human suffering. You might think intelligent machines would need emotions to foresee patterns involving human behavior, but I don’t think so…
An Excerpt From The Blank Slate, By Steven Pinker
When law enforcement vanishes, all manner of violence breaks out; looting, settling old scores, ethnic cleansing, and petty warfare among gangs, warlords, and mafias. This was obvious in the remnants of Yugoslavia, the Soviet Union, and parts of Africa in the 1990′s, but can also happen in countries with a long tradition of civility…
A book that nurtures feelings of awe and curiosity in children
My children’s book launched today on Kickstarter!