Schreiweis et al. have tested transgenic mice in which the mouse version of the language-related gene FoxP2 was replaced with the human version.
Category: Animal Intelligence
Eventually, it hit me: these are not robots; they are living things with individuality, wants and desires.
Are You Smarter Than a Reptile? Are you smarter than a reptile? In many respects, you certainly are. After all, no reptile is going to read this article. However, our clearly superior intellectual abilities for certain skills has seduced us...
Some philosophers are concerned with information that has meaning (although really everybody should be concerned…) and the nature of “content.”
Well known transhumanist writer George Dvorsky on animal intelligence, personhood, and why the Turing Test is bullshit, that is, it isn’t a very good test for intelligence.