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Cognitive Bias in Artificial Intelligence

I believe that artificial intelligence will suffer from cognitive biases, just as humans do. They might be altogether different kinds of bias, I won’t speculate about the details. I came to this conclusion by reading “Thinking Fast and Slow” by psychologist Daniel Kahneman, which proposes the brain has two modes of analysis: a “snap judgement” […]

Designing a GUI for Automated Testing

The Problem and Its Solutions

If we were living in a perfect world, the business logic would be separated from the presentation layer. Since Rave sits atop a rich GUI, where event handlers can execute arbitrary code, there exists a strong temptation to put business logic in the presentation layer. The fact that we code […]

Self Replicating Robots

I had a nice discussion with Elvee today about robots. One of the problems with robots is that of self-replication. In order to create an electronic life-form, we need to gift robots with the ability to reproduce on their own. When biological organisms reproduce the chemistry basically takes care of itself. But in the case […]