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Introspection, A Quantitative Philology

A Conversation with Eng. Daniel Caselles and Dr. Carlos Greg Diuk

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Carlos Diuk-Wasser, Ph.D.

Today a conversation with Dr. Carlos Greg Diuk, a computer scientist, and a data scientist at Facebook’s Core Data Science Team, who in his free time has been researching the occurrence of deep thoughts documented during the story of humankind. For this conversation sits with us our entrepreneurship columnists Daniel Caselles.

His study began with the work of Dr. Julian Jaynes (February 27, 1920 – November 21, 1997), from Princeton university and his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind (1076). In his theory, Jaynes proposed that the structure of the brain changed around 3000 years B.C. to allow deep thoughts that before would have been understood as hallucinations or “God’s voice”. Although Diuk is not a follower of all Jaynes theory, but he together with a group of friends with the inspiration of Jaynes and decided to build a tool that analyzed all literature ever written in history.  They assigned levels of introspection to the words depending on semantics. This gave then a graphic way to understand the rise of analytic and introspective thoughts on humans throughout history.

Here a presentation that Dr. Duik made at Brava Theater in San Francisco fro the series of talks called “Ignite“.

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