The simple and sheer amazingness of this picture cannot be overstated. Here we...– Mars orbiter catches pic of Curiosity on its way down! | Bad Astronomy
The landing sequence alone requires six vehicle configurations, 76 pyrotechnic...– Mars Science Laboratory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
What I think may be really critical is to engage in [conscious] reflection but...– Complex decision? Don’t think about it!
Getting the general brain properties isn’t enough. Instead, the builder is...– Later Terminator: We’re Nowhere Near Artificial Brains
… it is easy to prove that for essentially any pair of Bayesians, each thinks...– Freedman’s Neglected Theorem « Normal Deviate
Programming is one of the most difficult branches of applied mathematics; the...– Edsger W. Dijkstra - Wikiquote
…if you can’t explain how to simulate your theory on a computer, chances...– Scott Aaronson
I don’t believe that classical computers can simulate brain activity. The...– Dr. Hongkui Zeng, How complex is a mouse brain?
I believe in Probability Theory, the Foundation, the wellspring of knowledge, I...– by muflax, There is no Science but Bayes and it is our Method.
With a powerful radio source, you can PM everyone in your future light-cone...– Comments on Pascal’s Mugging - Less Wrong Discussion
…often your goal is not to find the best solution, but just a better...– Scott Aaronson
‘Some years ago I was trying to decide whether or not to move to Harvard...– Persi Diaconis, in The Problem of Thinking Too Much http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~cgates/PERSI/papers/thinking.pdf
Today’s electronic sonar processing can differentiate between echoes about...– Bat Sonar and Anti-Submarine Warfare - Office of Naval Research