Evolution of Androids? (A summarizing paper for futurists, those in fear of robots, and those who merely take an interest in this topic.)

Is the idea of androids just imaginative science-fiction? Michio Kaku argues that thinking machines could be realised, because the idea of them doesn’t violate the known laws of physics. And Klaus Mainzer justifies this idea by interpreting the natural phenomenon of unpredictability as the condition for developing artificial intelligence, since it could be describable by computation.

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The Beautiful Game

When watching football I want to be entertained and see my team win. I take it for granted that every fan desires so. However, I found out that there are three proponents for three different football philosophies in which the notion “entertain” has its own particular meaning. The pragmatic philosophy only aims to win, the aesthetic philosophy enjoys a beautiful game, and the ambitious philosophy wants to win by playing a beautiful game.

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