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A Universe Of Consciousness How Matter Becomes Imagination

A Universe of Consciousness by Edelman and Tononi — this is the third Edelman book I’ve read, the others being: The Remembered Present, and Neural Darwinism. The central idea in Edelman’s work is neuronal group selection,  shown below (figure 7.2 from the book — I’m reproducing this, since wikipedia doesn’t adequately capture …

Ambient Commons by Malcolm McCullough

While reading this Ambient Commons I bounced between thinking Cool this is someone who’s using data/being the environment without the digital detox meme to No, he just wants us to drop our phones to No, this really is a different take. Upon finishing the book I settled on the idea …