Archives for November 20, 2009
I have a few non-authoritative comments regarding recent and current medical developments. This concerns the flu (esp. the H1N1 Swine Pandemic Flu), and the two recent changes in screening recommendations, for breast and cervical cancer and related issues.
Artificial Intelligence as a term implies that there is a “natural” intelligence we wish to replicate in the lab and then engineer in any one of several practical contexts. There is nothing in the term that implies that “intelligence” be human, but the implication is clear that such a thing as “intelligence” exists and that…
A high-voltage arc caused by a 500kV Switch opening up in the Nevada Desert. An enormous Jacob’s Ladder