Today's post, Logical or Connectionist AI? was originally published on 17 November 2008. A summary (taken from the LW wiki):


The difference between Logical and Connectionist AIs is portrayed as a grand dichotomy between two different sides of the force. The truth is that they're just two different designs out of many possible ones.

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