Identity

We Are All Plagiarists

The Accidental Plagiarist in All of Us Sleigh Bells, an indie rock band, has filed a copyright infringement suit against Demi Lovato, accusing the pop star of stealing, at the very least, the beat of one of its songs. “The sonic qualities of portions of ‘Infinity Guitars’ and ‘Stars’ are at least substantially similar,” reads Sleigh Bells’s complaint, filed in a California…

How Good Is a Dog’s Ability to Remember People?

 Psychology Today (blog) – 14h ago Naomi had been a student in one of my psychology classes quite a while ago. She ultimately got a degree in education. Her husband Cyrus also had a degree in education, but unfortunately for both of them permanent teaching jobs were hard to find in the … How Good Is a Dog’s Ability to Remember People?  Psychology Today…

Is Anyone Home? A Way to Find Out If AI Has Become Self-Aware

Scientific American (blog) – 4h ago Every moment of your waking life and whenever you dream, you have the distinct inner feeling of being “you.” When you see the warm hues of a sunrise, smell the aroma of morning coffee or mull over a new idea, you are having conscious experience. Is Anyone Home? A Way to Find Out If AI Has Become…

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known For Ages: There is No Constant Self — Zen Flash

Source: Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known For Ages: There is No Constant Self – Ideapod blog thepowerofideas.ideapod.com June 17, 2017 Evan Thomson, a researcher from the University of British Colombia, has confirmed that the Buddhist teaching of a constantly changing self is accurate. According to Buddhists, change is the only constant in the universe, […] via Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known…

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