Computers are Logic based devices. We used to believe implementing Intelligence in computers would be easy because we thought brains were built on Logic. AI researchers and programmers were especially skilled at logical, step-by-step Reasoning and analysis and when thinking about thinking, all they saw was Logic and Reasoning. But by the end of the 20th century it became clear that there was another component to Intelligence that had been severely neglected – intuitive Understanding.
Reasoning requires Understanding
Reasoning is a conscious, goal-directed and Logic-based step-by-step process that takes seconds to years. In contrast, Understanding is a subconscious, aggregating, Intuition-based and virtually instantaneous recognition of objects, agents, and concepts.
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