There are as many theories about consciousness as there are definitions and the philosophical and scientific community is still far from consensus. This post represents my current understanding.
Sverige är inget land för svaga människor.
Den praktiska konsekvensen av en dåligt implementerad lag är att i Sverige har en individs integritet ett högre värde än individens liv.
I will from time to time comment topics that mainly concernt the state of affairs in Sweden. Those posts will be in Swedish. The choice of language will thus be a hint about the geographical scope of the topic.
Most systems have the properties they have because they were designed that way, either by humans or by nature, not because they “emerged”.
Since much or our lives today depend on systems and many of the biggest risks for individuals and for humanity as a whole emanate from systems, it is imperative that we have proper methods and tools to build useful and safe systems.
On Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, ISO 9000, quality, and the free energy principle.
In this post I will try to explain how an organism, according to active inference framework, plans actions to minimize free energy, thereby staying alive.
Variational free energy can be expressed in many ways, each with a different but complementary interpretation.
This post illustrates why surprise is an intuitively useful quantity.