Being interested in true value of things, it is concerning that market underestimates or overestimates intrinsic value of things. Luckily, for cryptocurrencies, we have a way to estimate the amount of energy associated with each…

Today, we have many organizations that are striving to organize knowledge and make it universally accessible: Wikipedia, Google, Open Knowledge Foundations to name but a few. While this knowledge is good for empowering people to…

"If something's important enough you should try. Even if the probable outcome is failure." In other words, -- if value is large, the expected value is still large, even if the probability is small. Unfortunately,…

People die, civilizations and cultures are taken over or forget their past, our genomes decompose or are disrupted by radiation, pollution in our environments, diseases; our neural networks forget, or eventually suffer from degradation. The…

教育对单个个体和整体社会的全面发展很重要。你有没有想过将教育游戏化,使得受教育的过程更加愉悦? 之前在大学时有学习过现在很火的在线公开课,比如,Coursera,Udacity 。有的课无聊的让人昏昏欲睡。当我在一门课上几欲入睡,挣扎着强打精神的时候,我开始问自己:为什么一上课就变困?为什么看两个小时的侦探片的时候从来都不会困,上两个小时的课就那么难集中注意力?如何将看侦探片的劲头转移到学习上?于是我想到做个如下的3D迷宫游戏帮助孩子学习: 每个房间的墙上有理论,它的应用例子,提示等。 在每个房间之间有隧道,里面有门。门上有基于之前的房间的理论的问题。要解决门上的问题才能打开门锁。 我们不想停止看侦探电影因为我们想知道它的结局。在这样的迷宫中,玩家会想知道开锁门后会发现什么。这样我们可以创造一种类似侦探片中的悬念。 这个想法咋一看只是小孩的教育,但深入的考虑下去,它的潜在涉及各种人:小孩,成年人和老人,大学生和职场人士。它可以影响科技发展,加快我们治愈疾病的研究,…

Decision Transparency An important part of being rational is knowing one's goal, why one has it, taking actions maximizing the probability of achieving it, and being able to tell why one takes certain actions over…

If you look at the modern world, perhaps the closest thing to formulation of goals for an AI is the formulation of KPIs of our companies — our artificial social intelligences. They sometimes go wrong. For…