Investigating ebook technology and other digital 'contents' for PDA, especially Pocket PC (...and iPod)
(updated April 4, 04)
multi formats one stop
shopping site, include non fiction and exclusive short fictions.
the best free ebook site in several
3. PeanutPress, award winning ebook store
for PDA, friendly DRM solutions.
eSummaries that deliver wisdom. Perfect for PDA users.
5. eBookAd, many indies label are here
Univ. of Virginia
Library, Free ebooks
7. FreeeLiterature dot com,
classics for free
8. Memoware, free documents from
ESSPC, great place to
start your collection (Free)
10.The Online Book Page,
from U.Penn. new
Recommended eBooks from my ebook shelf
(email me for 10%
Don't Know Much About History
Dirty Little Secrets
Killing The Buddha
The Get With the Program! Guide to Fast Food and Family Restaurants
Star Trek Series
Angels and Demons
Holly Bible NIV ed.
Da Vinci Code
Letters to Penthouse XIX
Letters to Penthouse XVIII
7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom
Against All Enemies
eBook Mail List/Newsgroup:
Pocket PC Links:
iPod Links: new
Pocket PC eBooks Watch - eBook and beyond
Things that think
Use Your Brains, People!
The inventor of the Palm Pilot PDA, Jeff Hawkins, has written a book called "On Intelligence" in which he claims that decades of AI research have failed miserably and that his models will lead to truly intelligent machines. AI has provided lots of innovations in computer science but not truly intelligent machines.
The idea of the Turing test was that a computer would be intelligent if it could mimic human behavior - we don't care what goes on in the brain, as long as we have the right output. But it does matter. Deep Blue playing chess is not intelligence.
Read the whole article.
You write that the brain doesn't compute answers, it retrieves them from memory.
The neural cortex is not like a computer. It's just a huge memory system. When I take a drink, I'm not calculating how to move my arms; I'm recalling sequences
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