Active inference agents minimise the expected free energy over a trajectory of actions. Free energy over a trajectory is the divergence between the…
Upon reading “On the Opportunities and Risks of Foundation Models”, 2.3 “Robotics”, I predict that manufacturing automation could, and probably will be…
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…
Specialised/extended version of Project alphas. This ontology could be used in the practices/disciplines of entrepreneurship (notably, governance…
System analysis, risk analysis, requirements management, systems management, system synthesis, enterprise architecture, and change management
Note-taking systems (wikis, Zettelkasten) suit well for personal research and reasoning/sensemaking in writing but not so much for memoising stuff, as I…
For the purposes of this post, a model is a nebulous concept related to a mathematical function, but not equivalent to it. A function is an “ideal…
Principles, causal models, the role of intuition in business, PR FAQ, people-centric approach to invention, critical rationalism
Statistics, causality, causal modelling, mediation analysis, counterfactuals, philosophy of research, causal representation learning, ethical AI, the…
In Anatoly Levenchuk’s book Education for Educated (in Russian), I’ve encountered a very powerful idea that ontologies (or, less formally, lists of…
Thinking/reasoning of both humans and machines could be arranged along the formality gradient of semantics. This picture is adapted from Anatoly…
Kenneth Stanley's and Joel Lehman's book Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective has two components: theoretical, describing…