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Monday, July 31, 2017

Learning by Thinking

Can we make machines work this way?   In a sense we do. we train and re-train.  And test against reality.  But is the semantic language or architecture correct to make this work efficiently?  Not yet.

In the Edge: 

Learning By Thinking
A Conversation With Tania Lombrozo 

Sometimes you think you understand something, and when you try to explain it to somebody else, you realize that maybe you gained some new insight that you didn't have before. Maybe you realize you didn't understand it as well as you thought you did. What I think is interesting about this process is that it’s a process of learning by thinking. When you're explaining to yourself or to somebody else without them providing feedback, insofar as you gain new insight or understanding, it isn't driven by that new information that they've provided. In some way, you've rearranged what was already in your head in order to get new insight. .... " 

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