A few quick notes on the Snyder cut of Justice League.

Warning: Spoilers.

First, there is no doubt Snyder’s version is better. I actually cared about Cyborg and Aquaman as characters this time around. And the Flash’s whole arc is much better. …


This is a review of Disney’s new WandaVision show and it contains some spoilers.

WandaVision surprised me as to how clever it was. It accomplished something I’m not sure I’ve ever seen done before: it succeeded at 3 layers of storytelling simultaneously, with each level enhancing the other levels.

Level…


I’m carrying on a Twitter conversation with multiple Popperians about the difference between “Creativity” and “Universal Explainers.” Unfortunately, due to the limitations of Twitter, the conversation is hard to follow, so I’m writing it up here so that it’s more clear.

First, KS and I were discussing if Creativity required…


This post is the second part of a three part series on Trump and the Mueller report. The first post was an abridged version of the Mueller report (called “The Muller Report Distilled” or MRD for short) that took less than 30 minutes to read. …


No time to read the 448 pages of the Mueller report to find out what it really says? This post is for you because it boils down the main narrative of the Mueller report to a 30 minute read (about 13 or so pages.) …


The following is a response to Kieren’s claim that Deutsch’s Hard to Vary (HTV) criteria is really just Induction in disguise. (his original post) I made a short response to him pointing out that in reality we do not look for good theories via only constraint of past observations but…


On Twitter “Kieren” has written a short paper where he argues that David Deutsch’s “Hard to Vary” (HTV) criteria for good explanations are really sneaking Induction in via the back door. This article is my attempt to give a short response to Kieren’s argument:

Being unable to vary something implies…


I am a huge fan of David Deutsch’s writings. I loved both The Fabric of Reality and The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World. In fact, I loved them so much I took his bibliography and the back of each book (particularly the “Everyone Should Ready These” section)…


Rationally speaking, it’s easier to frame a question well than to resolve the question. But all too often even framing the question well never really happens. …


My favorite authors (David Deutsch, Roger Penrose, and Douglas Hofstadter) all delve into the Church-Turing Thesis of Computational Theory and, more importantly, its strongest interpretation: The Turing Principle. [1] In this post I will first explain the Church-Turing Thesis in layman’s terms.

Back when I was working on my computer…

Bruce Nielson

Bruce is a Master's student specializing in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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