Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Hamburger Pimp

From Rudy Ray Moore‘s masterpiece, Dolemite.  What more can I say? (Except I kick my own ass twice a day as well!)  Dave Embick pointed me to the Wikipedia entry for Dolemite, which says that the Hamburger Pimp was played … Continue reading

Posted in blaxploitation | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Distributed Intelligence

A few weeks ago, I found this story on Science Daily.  While I’m always skeptical of what I read in the press, the story suggests that there is a kind of intelligence that’s distinct from the individuals in the group: … Continue reading

Posted in distributed intelligence | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Games, the very idea

Where does meaning lie?  A lot of people believe that meaning is the product of a mind-internal conceptual system; meaning, on this view, is a private psychological property of individuals.  Communication would be the coded transmission of these private states … Continue reading

Posted in linguistic meaning | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment