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Hebbian History

memeengine replied to your post: Or can the influence of any ancestor ever fade down to zero? (Or, well… to arbitrarily small size?) An AR[1] process can go arbitrarily ↓0 as time↑∞. But in real life the sins of the fathers … Continue reading

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Why is it that the standard of proof in software development theory is “Some famous person said it’s cool and I can think of an analogy to a Malcolm Gladwell book so therefore i’m right”? Standards of proof in medicine—scurvy, limeys … Continue reading

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My sister isn’t “irrational”, her utility function just has large interaction terms.

What happens if, instead of doing a linear regression with sums of monomial terms, you do the complete opposite? Instead of regressing the phenomenon against  , you regressed the phenomenon against an explanation like  ? I first thought of this question several years ago whilst living … Continue reading

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