Overview: “the hard problem of content” (Hutto & Myin 2013) is an argument that information as it exists in physical systems is only covariance information, which does not inherently have properties such as truth, reference, and implication required for it to work as propositional content. That means formal propositions implemented in computing systems can’t actually be carriers of content as information-processing theorists had hoped. But in order for software engineering to mature into reliable practice, we will need computing systems to participate in propositional activities on our behalf. …


Robert P. Levy

Third-wave cybernetics, situated & embodied programming, Clojure, event-driven dataflow programming, individual super-empowerment, decentralized network society

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