A public company has less incentive for good behavior

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Image: Pixabay


Consciousness is an evolved adaptation for social life.

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Images: T. Wade, Amboseli Baboon Research Project, Unsplash

Conscious Biology


The weaponization of bogus claims is eroding individuality.

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Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash

The Conspiracy Complex


Or, Why Would Anything Ever Go Right?

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Urizen shows his book of laws. Image: William Blake Archive

How the Deck Is Stacked


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image: tw

Brains are not just for eating

Brains, Not Chains


Some cultural roots of the American Right

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Borderer reivers raiding for cattle: Wikipedia

The Emigrants


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Scary AI or goal-adaptive system needing value alignment? source: Ted Wade

We should learn from the tension between mind and machine


How the Theory of Mind shaped our relationships with Nature and each other

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Caney: Lake scene with fairies and swans, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC


Three theories that brain simulations explain the conscious self.

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Does the baboon simulate its conscious reality or tune-in to the infinite? What about you? Artwork: Ted Wade


Consciousness arises as a flawed model of your brain’s attention

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The AI, as a fu dog avatar, wonders what it would be like to have a million eyes. Artwork and background image of Mỹ Sơn by Ted Wade.

Ted Wade @SentientArtifact

3 life phases. Monkey sociobiology. Medical data search/AI. Now = Sentience: its limits and artifacts. https://medium.com/sentient-artifact

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