Is intelligence evenly distributed?


Intelligence is not evenly distributed. elaborates on the concept of "distributed intelligence," explaining how diverse cognitive processes are integrated across different parts of a system. According to him, what we perceive as a unified intelligence is actually a collection of numerous interacting components 1.

Additionally, discusses the benefits of having varying levels of intelligence across geographical and social structures, indicating that intelligence distribution impacts innovation and productivity 2. This suggests that intelligence, both individual and collective, is allocated variably across different populations and contexts, influencing societal functions and advancements.

Distributed Intelligence

Jeff Hawkins and Sam Harris discuss the concept of distributed intelligence, emphasizing the importance of embodiment and movement in AI systems. They also touch upon the potential risks associated with artificial intelligence.

Making Sense Podcast

The Future of Intelligence: A Conversation with Jeff Hawkins (Episode #255)