A Brief History of Connectionism

I was exploring critical works on Herbert Simon. In domains like entrepreneurship Simon is rarely observed under critical lens. Prof Antony Chemero suggested literature about connectionist networks from the 1980s because the proponents often thought of themselves as demonstrating problems with Newell and Simon’s physical symbol system hypothesis. I found the following work which is … Continue reading A Brief History of Connectionism

Scott Kelso Trolls Herbert Simon

Nash Ashur shared the following video @ Twitter that I have retweeted. It is an extremely interesting dig by Kelso on reductive cartesian understanding of human systems, specifically naming Herb Simon since he is the complexity theory face of economics. https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1563433457128472577?s=20&t=H_zn1nZyVhm8cjL9FsVHyA Here is the transcript; "Babies …..have spontaneous organization. That's a very nice thing to … Continue reading Scott Kelso Trolls Herbert Simon

Ilya Prigogine; The End of Certainty (Interview 1997)

Progogine won Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1977 for his contributions to non-equilibrium thermodynamics, particularly the theory of dissipative structures. His work become one of the core foundations of modern understanding of self-organization theories. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZtLoN3n9X8&ab_channel=NomenNominandum Back up video from Vimeo attached https://vimeo.com/212751953 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1549035518155198464?s=20&t=H_zn1nZyVhm8cjL9FsVHyA