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The myth of human consciousness and accidental AI

Intuition is a wonderful thing. But being self-aware is really over rated. Most animals apparently manage very well without a consciousness. So does it matter so much that we can blush? As for choice, such things might be nothing more than an intricate illusion…

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Life’s top 10 greatest inventions

Life is an amazing thing. However often some of us bemoan the monotony of our brief, fleeting existence, we are the privileged byproduct of an amazing lineage of creatures that have lived out their lives in the ignorant, yet no-less important goal of giving rise to the likes of you and me. And out of […]