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      “A high-level of thinking, or a human-level thinking, or what I  call – thinking, is, by my definition, a deliberate manipulation with abstract mental entities in order to achieve a specific mental goal, i.e. to develop/construct/design a specific mental object/construct/concept/model.

      This ability is the reason we call humans “intelligent species”.

      Term “deliberate” implies that the person who is in the process of thinking is aware of the fact that he/she is in the process of thinking – he/she is doing it on purpose. That means, thinking, or to be more accurate, human-level of thinking cannot happen without self-awareness. Self-awareness is a state of mind. And no AI professional, not a single one the whole world, has any idea of how to generate that state in an artificial mind called an artificial neural network. No AI professional has any idea how to teach an artificial brain to think.”

      There are two questions which AI developers need to answer:
      1. Hows does Intelligence function?
      2. How to make an artificial device which mimics the functions of intelligence?
      The structure of the investments in AI clearly shows that professionals in the field pay way too much attention to the latter (second) question and ignore the most important one - the former (the first). In this environment an actual artificial intelligence is not coming any soon.

      The links to all six my applications to the NSF 2026 Big Idea Machine (from August 31, 2018 to October 26, 2018):

      1. Entry125253: High Frequency Data Streams in Education 

      2. Entry124656: objective measures of physics knowledge 

      3. Entry125317: National database teacher PD 

      4. Entry124655: role of NSF in funding education

      Additional publications are at

      P.S. A large portion of my ideas come to me while I am in traffic or in a swimming pool. During the day there is not often much of a time to formalize them in a fashionable way. This blog is the best I can do. Well, so far, let's wait for retirement.

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