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Philosophy, Interactive Simulations, Reproducible Data Science, and Visualizing Connectivity Daniel Dennett's Science of the Soul (New Yorker) -- AI starts a lot of really lousy philosophical debates. Now we need to catch up to the philosophers who have been working on escaping nonsense for years. [T]he researchers, anticipating the discussion’s inexorable transformation into a meditation on “Westworld,” clutched their heads and sighed.
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