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I started working with graph databases this morning. Life is sometimes a graph. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graph_(abstract_data_type) It struck me that a graph database can describe complex and fuzzy relationships. http://en.wikipedia.org/
Scroll down to the blog entry below on Machine Consciousness and you will get the drift of what I am talking about. I met my friend Al at the venue pictured above, and he asked a cogent, rhetorical question:
"At what point does logic become intelligence?"
It was an amazing insight into the foundations of intelligence and quite a cogent one. Without logic, there is no intelligence. It is almost a precursor. To a sophisticated state machine, there is lots of logic. What is required to make the leap to intelligence? Interesting, and to be continued.