"And in a way, I didn't really regret leaving artificial intelligence at that time, when I left it, because I was going in a completely different direction than everybody else. We'll see if one day we'll call it "innovative", but at that time, well, I did the thing that surprised everybody. The people working around me were swallowing big treatises on formal logic, and I said: "Well, we're going to take Freud and Lacan and we're going to make a machine work from that. "Voilà! So that was the time when, in the field of scientists - I'm not talking about society as a whole - psychoanalysis was seen as something of a charlatan. That will change, of course, we will realize that the psychology we need in this field of artificial intelligence, and that, I already said it in my book I wrote in '89, "Principles of Intelligent Systems"The type of psychology that is needed to make machines intelligent is the type of understanding that comes from Freud, Lacan, Melanie Klein, a number of people who have thought about these things. »Paul Jorion, from his blog - Dec 5, 2014 (The weather).
join the UP' readers' circle for free