Monica Anderson is CTO and co-founder of Sensai Corporation, founder
of Syntience Inc., and originator of a theory for learning called
"Artificial Intuition" that may allow us to create computer based
systems that can understand the meaning of language in the form of
Here she discusses Dual Process Theory, The Frame Problem,
and some consequences of these for AI research.
Dual Process Theory
is the idea that the human mind has two disparate modes of thinking -
Subconscious Intuitive Understanding on one hand and Conscious Logical
Reasoning on the other.
The Frame Problem is the idea that we
cannot make comprehensive Models of the World because the world
changes behind our backs and any Model we make is immediately
The conclusion is that AI research since the 1950s has
been solving the wrong problem. She also introduces Model Free Methods
as an alternative path to AI, capable of sidestepping the Frame
These video recordings are sponsored by Syntience Inc. and are published under a Share with Attribution, No Derivative Works license.