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Reductionism in Art and Science

In the old days, the words “art” and “science” did not mean the same thing they mean today, at least in academia. Today, unfortunately, they have almost come to mean opposites. You can’t be doing both at once. Or, at least, that’s what people who haven’t thought about it much may think. Art can be…

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…