Archive for the ‘Philosophy – religion’ category

Machines Learning to Learn Harry Baya, June, 2013 This discussion is intended to focus on the possibility of developing a machine based system capable of the kind of learning that would be needed for it to learn about how it learned and then be able to improve the process. This concept happens to be part […]

response_to_columbine.doc 2/9/2013 Harry Baya Part 1 is a message I received from a friend and a comment about the validity of the original message. This relates to my perspective on God, religion, government and the future of the human race. Just little things I like to think about from time to time. part 2 contains […]

The Humanist In Me – A sermon by Harry from the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Highlands in Meadowview, VA.

Some Thoughts about Assumptions… March 9, 2009 Harry Baya I have written about the fact that I don’t believe in believing. In that article I distinguished between assuming and believing. I’d like to say more about the role that assuming plays in my view of reality and in my life. ‘When I use a word,’ […]

The Seeker in me – Harry Baya I usually use the word “belief” to mean something that I don’t believe in. I don’t believe in “believing”. I distinguish between “believing” and “assuming”. When a person assumes something it’s usually their best guess as to what is so. In some cases it’s not even that, it’s […]

I am a a genius… or at least I want to think that for a little while today. I have coined a new job description and I think it’s brilliant. It catches something new and unique, identifies a professional niche of great importance, and is, at the moment, entirely my creation! Hooo Haaaa! Before I […]

Ant Paths – A Simulation

September 27th, 2006

I have come up with another approach to simulating learning. This one seems more interesting than the previous one and is, I hope, no more difficult to program. Click on the link below to read about this plan to create a program that “learns” in a somewhat “bottom up” way. Here is my first […]

A Program that Learns ?

September 10th, 2006

In the previous Blog entry (“New” Consciousnesses) I wrote some thoughts engendered by reading the book “Emergence”. I put in a link to an exerpt from the book. That excerpt has given me an idea for a program that I think catches some of the “bottom up” intelligence discussed in the book. I have put […]