Monthly Archives: March 2011

Something wrong with discussions of free will…

Okay, so I made the mistake of reading this article on Free Will today by John Tierney in the New York Times. To say I was irritated and flummoxed would be fairly accurate, methinks. From what I can tell–although it’s … Continue reading

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Signal processing vs. Symbol Processing

So–this is going to be a hash through post–a kind of processing exercise in the virtual realm.. I want to talk about–or at least start to talk about the ideas, notions, meanings, etc. that go into the conceptions and processes … Continue reading

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Can Robots tell stories?

That is the question I wondered about sometime last week as a confluence of thoughts came together.  This con-fusion of material came from a variety of sources.  Together, from all of their multiple perspectives, I was able to grok another … Continue reading

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My Church is dying…

Well.. that’s the thought I had mid-stride as I was dancing across the floor at the club I’ve gone to for the past 12 years at least once a week. Of course–I’m an atheist–and I don’t go to any “real” … Continue reading

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Controlling the Story…

It has been a long month. Besides massive periods of time where I was editing and then grading around 900 pages of student prose, things happened in the world. The populaces in Tunisia and then Egypt (and now many other … Continue reading

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