On Tue, 2011-06-07 at 22:14 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
I guess the article is very interesting for people who never had
interest in this stuff before, but it's just touching the surface.
"If someone says, “The mouse on the desk is broken,” your mind calls
forth a different image than if you hear, “The mouse on the desk is
eating cheese.” Your brain registers the word “mouse,” waits for its
context, and only then goes back to visualize it. But language leaves
time for second thoughts. The flash-lag effect seems instantaneous. It’s
as if the word “mouse” were changed to “track pad” before you even heard
What is with people who are 'right-brained'? Thinking non-verbal? For me
e.g. (a + b)2 = a2 + 2ab + b2 ; a2 + b2 = (a + b)2 − 2ab and stuff like
that is a film of wobbling colours, when calculating. I'm not thinking
What is with people having diseases such as HD?
As a coder you might do some experiments by simulating biologically
intelligence. 20 years ago I started with "Introduction of Neural
Networks" J Stanly / E. Bak 1988 California Scientific Software
Marvin Minsky and Joseph Weizenbaum were the heroes of my childhood, I
never was interested in soccer and such stuff.
Resume: It's a good article, but pardon, just touching the surface and
has absolutely nothing to do with MIDI jitter.
Anyway, an interesting trip, I like OT :)
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