“partial frames”, a way to break down superordinate concepts into attributes and values, tie into to subordinate concepts – based on Kuhn’s work – it’s supposedly a natural way to break things down in how we tend to naturally break down concepts and connect them together in unique new ways. Now whether we do or not I don’t know but a search for partial frames philosophy comes up with a bunch; and it’s a nice format for a diagram I think – and there’s variations of course.

“partial frames”, a way
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made a little money running a Minecraft server from 2012-2014 too. Facebook has been primary output for a while now though. A search for a random keyword on my Facebook profile will come up with posts on whatever topic, which usually is mathematics or logic or physics or cognitive science or artificial intelligence or computing generally with some stupid politics in there now and again, best ignored.

 made a little money
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Oh this I have to think about – oof: But, I think in this ontology, I don’t see why Spontaneous Mode and Flow mode can’t operate in parallel: “Incidentally, this is also why flow flows. This feeling of perpetual continuity is generated by three mechanisms. First, flow is a no-search, mapping process in which each step is automated and paired with a controller. Second, flow is a stepwise process since the implicit system cannot anticipate more than one step at the time. Without prediction, each step of the chain depends on the preceding one and triggers the next. This also makes it impossible for the FM to scaffold. Third, flow is free of meta-analytical, explicit interference that could disrupt the performance. Given that the activity itself must occur in a known problem space, the question arises where in the FM is the creativity. In creating a painting, for instance, an artist’s actual hand movements are nothing new to the motor system, and each stroke of the brush is mapped. Likewise, a jazz musician’s technique must be skillful for improvisation to yield anything creative. Although there are differences between these two flow examples, as the former still allows for revisions while the latter does not, the creative act cannot lay in the steps themselves but must emerge from the overall pattern produced by the entire action-perception sequence (Dietrich, 2015). In other words, a series of individual, uncreative steps can produce a final, creative configuration. This is different from the DM and SM in which a single step can be a creative act (Table 1).”

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Philosophical paper about intention that includes the research on Pre-SMA and STOP / CHANGE / GO-NO GO. Don’t know what it’ll say: reading now. Weighing in on decisions in the brain: neural representations of pre-awareness practical intention . Synthese, Robyn Repko Waller; (2021). Neuroscientists have located brain activity that prepares or encodes action plans before agents are aware of intending to act. On the basis of these fndings and broader agency research, activity in these regions has been proposed as the neural realizers of practical intention. My aim in this paper is to evaluate the case for taking these neural states to be neural representations of intention. I draw on work in philosophy of action on the role and nature of practical intentions to construct a framework of the functional profle of intentions ft for empirical investigation. With this framework, I turn to the broader empirical neuroscience literature on agency to assess these proposed neural representations of intention. I argue that while these neural states in some respects satisfy the functions of intention in planning agency prospective of action, their ft with the role of intention in action execution is not well supported. I close by ofering a sketch of which experimental task features could aid in the search for the neural realizer of intention in action.

Philosophical paper about intention
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Fractals + 2nd Order Logic? Barely knowing what I’m thinking about, I thought “There should be a connection between second order logic and fractals because of its ability to be recursive (by including itself in its own definition (or ranging over sets if you like))) and a quick search and it’s true: I can’t READ anything beyond the first Intro (and that, barely. But I know what a sierpinski carpet is and just enough of what makes second order logic differ from first order logic to embrace it as suitable for my thinking) “Fractals and the monadic second order theory of one successor”

Fractals + 2nd Order
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I suspected noise provides a buffer allowing for wobbly oscillations to reach entrainment/mode locking – did a quick search and bammo – there it is. Without the noise, there’d be no “nudging” towards and away from an oscillatory state that affords entrainment with another oscillation source … — natural averaging/mean via fuzzification provided by background frequencies https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.03.28.486061v1

I suspected noise provides
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