#64 Mark Burgess (CF Engine, Promise Theory, Semantic Spacetime)

  • 00:03:33 How Mark Burgess started to develop CF Engine.
  • 00:11:22 What is the genesis of ‘Promise theory‘? What problems does it solve?
  • 00:30:51 How Mark moved between academic disciplines over the years?
  • 00:34:51 What is ‘Smart Spacetime‘?
  • 00:44:29 Does the universe have a direction? What creates that direction?
  • 00:55:26 Are emotions necessary for an artificial intelligence?
  • 01:07:07 How can a machine memory mimic the human brain?
  • 01:16:57 Can ‘Promise Theory’ be used to describe ‘Intelligent Design’?
  • 01:32:03 What are ‘low hanging fruits’ of scientific discovery in the next 20-30 years?

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Mark Burgess is the creator of CF Engine. He is widely known for his work on ‘Promise theory’ and ‘Semantic Spacetime’. He has published several books incl. Thinking in Promises: Designing Systems for Cooperation as well as Smart Spacetime: How information challenges our ideas about space, time, and process.

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