When it is not just what you know but what you cannot otherwise rule out — called process of elimination (there is a triple pun there too):
“It is our view not only that the Russian government was running some sort of intelligence operation … but also that it is impossible to rule out the possibility of collusion.”
On the 70th anniversary of the act creating the CIA, here’s a look at one of the agency’s odder moments
Proposal to change widely accepted p-value threshold stirs reproducibility debate.
Dough Wise is in all likelihood not a philosopher but he thinks he is. Wise none-the-less. Good read and a bit literary.
It is not unusual for disrupting technologies to be embraced and feared—and not necessarily in that order. That was and will continue to be true for all technologies that bring both benefit and risk; it is a duality in which many technologies have to exist. Examples throughout history have been the airplane, the automobile, unmanned weapons systems, and now even software – especially the software which powers artificial intelligence (AI).
But can AI ever think critically if the question is not fully quantifiable and reducible to a weighted decision tree?
Machine learning is increasingly capable of complex analysis.