Paper on a Programmable Coprocessor Model of Human Cognition

Okay, this starts a series of posts on papers I wrote and published during the Covid epidemic (time to catch up!) This first on is on a programmable coprocessor model of human cognition. Some of it will look familiar to people knowledgeable about our Type 1 (slow, deliberative) and Type 2 (fast, intuitive) thinking modes,…
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New Ethics Book Available

Several years ago, I was honored to be among the people asked to contribute a chapter to a new book: Next Generation Ethics: Building a Better Society. This book tackles the modern ethical challenges we face with an emphasis on ethics-related technology issues (AI, self-driving cars, etc.) The editor, Ali Abbas, is a PhD graduate…
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Revised Patient Handling & Mobility Assessments

I'm so happy that the revised Patient Handling and Mobility Assessments (by the Facilities Guidelines Institute with support from Hillrom) has been published under the careful stewardship of Mary Matz. I can hardly believe it's been ten years (!) since we wrote the first version! This 476-page "white paper" is the work of a whole…
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