Ask A Genius 557 – Bad Faith, or Blood (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 557 - Bad Faith, or Blood (1) March 5, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is up now? Rick Rosner: Everything is up informationally with Trump. Based on Trump's history and the amount of stuff swirling around Trump, and how bad he is at doing things cleverly, he …

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The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 31 – Rick Ros, Rick Loss (2)

In-Sight Publishing The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 31 - Rick Ros, Rick Loss (2) January 1, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: He and I had a show plot that was set in the future; he came up with an idea and I helped him. We called it Albuquerque 2029, which would …

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Ask A Genius 490 – Wind Not in My Hair, Sun in My Eyes and Can’t See

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 490 - Wind Not in My Hair, Sun in My Eyes and Can't See December 31, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What about in-built biases and also in-built accuracies? Rick Rosner: The in-built accuracies in perception and thought are a result of us evolving perceptual and computational systems that …

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Ask A Genius 489 – An Apple is Not an Orange or a Puppy, From This Angle

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 489 - An Apple is Not an Orange or a Puppy, From This Angle December 30, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You gave an example several weeks ago about an apple. If Newton had the apple hit his head, if it is not apocryphal and, in fact, true, …

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Ask A Genius 488 – Decoupling (2)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 488 - Decoupling (2) December 29, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What does this imply for material events in relation to information and information processing? Rick Rosner: Material events can happen without much affecting the information processing or the way the information processing is perceived in the information processing …

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Ask A Genius 487 – Decoupling (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 487 - Decoupling (1) December 28, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What else follows from structure and information? Rick Rosner: Some information is encoded non-locally, not the same way exactly. In holograms, information is not entirely locally distributed. You get information from the whole of the hologram. If you …

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Ask A Genius 486 – Consciousness and Its Registry, and Register-ers (2)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 486 - Consciousness and Its Registry, and Register-ers (2) December 27, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What would this imply for the world informationally? How does a registering set of things give an indication of the universe? Rick Rosner: The world is only full of entities that register and …

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Ask A Genius 484 – Information and Context

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 484 - Generic Information and Context December 25, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: There are different forms of information. One in a highly organized system but spread out. Another tightly knit and appears to make information, too. Rick Rosner: Information probably isn't information without context and the ability to …

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Ask A Genius 481 – Consciousness at the Crossroad of Eternity and Immortality

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 481 - Consciousness at the Crossroad of Eternity and Immortality December 22, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What about our own minds? What other about other possible futures? Rick Rosner: The problem of consciousness is still not entirely acknowledged as a problem, as a technical or a technological …

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The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 30 – Rick Ros, Rick Loss (1)

In-Sight Publishing The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 30 - Rick Ros, Rick Loss (1) December 22, 2018 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What's up? A distraught day. Richard Rosner: So, I found out yesterday that my younger brother, who's just turned 53, has died. He was found in bed; he is …

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