A definition of “language”?

Lately while doing research on automated language translation, I’ve come to realize that there isn’t a clear, concise, well accepted definition of human language itself. A quick check on google reveals the wealth of interpretations. So then, kindly, let me proffer one more. Language is the serialization of thought. The term “serialization” should be ready accessible to programmers et al. For others, a quick…

Why the word “simulation” is a misnomer

Reading all the recent brouhaha over the “are we living in a simulation” argument, I’m compelled to write this post. I¬†seriously wish the people who talk authoritatively about “simulation”, or “simulating life”, have actually tried it themselves. You know, modelled the behaviors, the interactions, the environment, and actually written some code. Realise this: We cannot yet even accurately¬†simulate a teaspoon of water! Why? We…