Losing ourselves

Equipped with a neolithic brain architecture, legacy brain software, and an old repertoire of subjective experiences we don’t see the world as it is but in a way that has ensured our survival and reproduction over the milennia. This has been all good up until now.

A segway into information theory

Information theory may be useful for understanding active inference. As a minimum it offers some alternative perspectives on the quantities used in the active inference theory such as surprise, KL divergence, and entropy. This post provides a very short introduction to information theory.