Philosophy Blog a new perspective on old questions

Welcome to the Blog!

I'm hoping to use my personal blog to share my thoughts and experiences with friends, family, and really anyone who's interested. My philosophy blog will then focus on ethical, epistemic, or otherwise important questions that I want to more rigorously explore. I'll possibly start another blog specific to tech/programming related topics if this catches on (or if I'm bored).

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Defining Consciousness

Though it is difficult, pinning down what language we are using is paramount to communication. In many cases being precise in what we are talking about is the real battle.

The purpose of this article is to explore what consciousness is, however its important to first recognize how challenging, but also how vital definitions are. The ‘hardest problem of consciousness’ might just be pinning down what we mean; what concept are trying to invoke when we say the word ‘conscious.’

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AI Safety

There are many pressing concerns in AI safety. Some are more reasonable than others. Some are more dangerous than others. None have easy answers (if they did, well we wouldn’t be concerned would we?). This article will explore a laundry list of these concerns. I won’t suggest many solutions, and if I do, none of these solutions will be by any means complete. For the most part, it is my opinion that to solve these dilemmas we need to do more research, and in particular theoretical and rigorously mathematical research.

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