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Podcast #15. Philosophy & Computers 8: Hive Minds & Society.

Dec 2, 2005. Lecture on Chapter 5 of “The Lifebox, the Seashell, and the Soul”. Flocking behaviors, how conversations can exemplify different computation classes, the hive mind of society, the nature of language, the ubiquity of social power laws. (If you want to follow the computer demos, download the “Boppers” and “CAPOW” programs from the Lifebox book site, and run these on a Windows machine.) (51.80MB. 60 min.)


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