In this post, I connect some of the concepts from psychology, systems engineering and systems management (as normative sciences), and the theories of agentic intelligence (aka normative theories of agency). These connections can serve as a basis for the ontology of the normative…
I think much of the confusion about Active Inference arises because the term is used to refer to two related, yet distinct concepts (one can also call…
Problem statement The problem of epistemic irresponsibility, as I will call it in this post, is that people sometimes agree that their reasoning (and…
In my impression, in the last several years, in the media coverage of the progress in AI, journalists often called “believers” the pundits (interviewed…
The quotes below are from here. Mutual adjustment Mutual adjustment, which achieves coordination by the simple process of informal communication (as…
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Active inference agents minimise the expected free energy over a trajectory of actions. Free energy over a trajectory is the divergence between the…
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Upon reading “On the Opportunities and Risks of Foundation Models”, 2.3 “Robotics”, I predict that manufacturing automation could, and probably will be…
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The statement from the title of this post is the result of combining several ideas which I present below. This is still a very vague statement (in which…
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