Michael Shulman's Shared Notes

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From the earliest days of computing, humans have been fascinated by the affordances of computers. The ability of computers to instantly compute calculations that would take humans days or weeks was instrumental in war efforts, and their ability to autonomously carry out increasingly complex sets of instructions echoed dreams of computers that were genuinely intelligent. Yet, while visions of a future rich in computing generally see computers and humans as teammates working together and building upon each other's capabilities, the conceptualizing in the psychological literature of how this process should unfold has been limited and scattered. *

February 22nd, 2021