A Deepness In The Mind: The Symbol Grounding Problem. The Symbol Grounding Problem reared its ugly head in my previous post.
Some commenters suggested certain systems as being symbol-grounding-problem-free because those systems learn concepts that were not chosen beforehand by the programmers. However, the fact that a software program learns concepts doesn't mean it is grounded. Hans-Georg Gadamer – The Hermeneutic circle « A – Z. Deep Intelligence. By: Andrew Seaton, Ph.D. Format: Paperback, 266pp Product Code / ISBN: 9780980662009 Description: Billions of dollars are spent every year on school reform. Ultimate Pirate Ship Bedroom (14 pics) "The rope bridge is connected to the top of the jail cell, built to accommodate evil doers, thieves and little sisters.
" Designer Steve Kuhl fulfills every boy's fantasy with this insanely cool pirate ship bedroom. The six-year-old occupant from Minnesota chose between a space ship, race car, castle, and pirate ship. Most of us would probably agree, he made an excellent decision. Teacher Evaluations Pose Test for States. Engineering and Technology Jobs - IEEE Job Site. The Disposable Film Festival - Events. One of the world's "coolest film festivals" according to MovieMaker Magazine, the Disposable Film Festival premieres its 7th annual competitive shorts program here in San Francisco before screening it around the world.
Be the first to see this year's collection of the best disposable films made on everyday devices like cell phones, pocket cameras, and webcams. Opening Night at the Castro TheatreThursday, March 20th, 2014From 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (PDT)San Francico, CA | The Castro TheatreCLOSED. Has the internet sparked an educational revolution? What Mel Brooks Can Teach Us about “Group Flow” In 1949, the comedian Sid Caesar brought together a legendary group of comedy writers and created one of the biggest television hits of the 1950s, Your Show of Shows.
Caesar’s team included Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, and Neil Simon. It may have been the greatest writing staff in the history of television. They developed the show in a small suite of rooms on the sixth floor of 130 West 56th Street in Manhattan. Caesar created a fun and improvisational environment, where the team would riff on each other’s ideas constantly. 4 Great Twitter Applications for Teachers Using Twitter In The Classroom. These tools offer free functionality that extend and enhance the possibilities for instructional uses of Twitter.
Twitter is playing a role in more classrooms every day. Articles like “6 Examples of Using Twitter in the Classroom” and “100 Ways To Teach With Twitter” have drawn tens of thousands of readers, a clear testament to the high level of academic interest in this wildly popular microblogging platform. Teachers are finding new ways to use Twitter to engage their students, build stronger academic and professional relationships, and to share information in a richer learning environment, and they are using tools like these to bring more fun and functionality to the process.
It’s easy to get started with these applications. Users can sign up using their Twitter accounts (although GroupTweet does get a little more involved). Twtpoll (twtpoll.com)Polling and survey tools provide teachers so many capabilities. Beauty of mathematics. Home - International Max Planck Research School. DIY Contact Mic - Collin's Lab. Circuit Skills: Circuit Board Etching. Does Google Make Us Stupid? The Real Iran the US Doesnt Want You to See. William Cooper UFO's Are Not what you think. A Jew exposes the Truth about Jesus Christ. Orthodox Rabbi Reveals Name of Messiah "JESUS","Yehoshua" or "Yeshua"(Hebrew) Hillary Clinton accidentally admits that the CFR runs this nation. Wow. NAVY Veteran says GET OUT NOW. Former CIA Agent's Message to America - WATCH NOW. Partner With Us : Overview. Broad Museum's scandalous math: A $7.7 million land gift to billionaire from broke Los Angeles City Hall.
By Tibby Rothman What can $1 a year get a billionaire in Los Angeles these days?
Click to enlarge Hard bargainer Evidently, a property worth $7.7 million. According to a document obtained by the L.A. City of L.A. Smuggles $884 Million From Redevelopment Agency At Surprise Meeting, Ducking State Cuts And Public Scrutiny. Click to enlarge Update: Do we really want $1 billion and the future of L.A. urban development to remain trapped in the incestual CRA-City Hall family?
Update: Turns out they actually transferred all CRA assets and projects, bringing the total city transfer to more like an abstract $1 billion, according to Kaye. Ron Kaye, ex-editor of LA Daily News, spotted the sneak thundercloud yesterday: a mysterious "special meeting" posted to the Community Redevelopment Agency's website, at which CRA commissioners would decide the fate of $884 million. (Too bad we were busy pulling our hair out over that silly meeting on the Zoning Code.) The note was only posted 24 hours before the meeting's start time -- a painful 8:30 a.m. This morning, despite the best efforts of Kaye and erratic city activist John Walsh to thwart them, all six CRA commissioners OKed the $884 million "cooperation agreement" with the City of Los Angeles. Grand Avenue Drenched in Misdirection. The Luxe Grand Avenue Project, if ever built on a hunk of taxpayer-owned land downtown, will feature a glittery five-star hotel and the curious involvement of the wealthy royal family of Dubai, who control a tiny Gulf oil nation cited by the U.S.
State Department for human rights abuses. One thing the public project does not feature, however, is transparency. In a series of moves unusual even for the cloaked deals that precede official rubber-stamping of controversial projects in Los Angeles, key politicians in City Hall and the County Hall of Administration will not — or maybe cannot — answer basic questions about a project that will receive up to $158 million in taxpayer subsidies.
The developer, the nationwide Related Companies, says it needs more time because the construction loan market is virtually frozen. Jerry Brown Redevelopment Alert: Wealthy Eli Broad Gets $52 Million for a Garage; the Entirety of South L.A. Gets $32 Million. By Tibby Rothman and Jill Stewart click to enlarge Mitch Handsone Jerry Brown goes after Community Redevelopment Agencies.
Do they have bigger guns? In a move that California Gov. Jerry Brown might see as L.A.' How a Different America Responded to the Great Depression. By Jodie T.
Allen, Senior Editor, Pew Research Center Were confirmation needed that the American public is in a sour mood, the 2010 midterm elections provided it. Prison Break: Realignment Inmates Enter Rehabilitation in S.F. Illustration by Ellen Weinstein. Until a massive change in California's prisons three months ago, these were the odds that Nate Bracy would be locked up again within three years: For having being released in California: 57 percent. Why Brown Gave Redevelopers a Haircut. Steve Barr, the ballsy, visionary, sometimes impossible founder of Green Dot Public Schools, still recalls the reaction he got from the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA/LA) when he suggested they partner to open schools in education-poor downtown. "I remember them looking at us, and saying, why would we want to put in schools? ," he says. Eli Broad, L.A. Elite, Offers $250K Prize to Charter Schools That Serve Low-Income Kids.
Click to enlarge New Yorker Eli Broad, lover of L.A. art and equality in education.