Evolving probabilities

In the past, when we knew little about orbits, the idea that the sun would rise every day was said to be very likely based on the pattern observed. There were limited stories (likely myths) of days where it did not appear to rise at all. Without knowing how it worked, we could not prove… Read more »

Werewolves and Reasoning

This post details an example argument I made about the Mafia/Werewolf game played at this Meetup group. There are instructions for how to play here. This post is written with an assumed knowledge of the basic rules. I used Prezi to build an argument stating that when a)a priest is believed b)the priest says there… Read more »

Dynamic Logic Web Demo

Try clicking the counter arguments on the bottom right to turn them to false.

Automated Statement Evaluation demo

How to work out the truth of a statement, in Wikilogic 0.2

Every time you look at a statement in Wikilogic, it’s status is re-evaluated based on the status of every supporting argument.  This is a quick description of the evaluation process used in version 0.2 (as of writing, the current one). Each statement has a list of supporting arguments (for) on the left and opposing arguments… Read more »

Dynamic Logic Web

The Dynamic Logic Web is one of the fundamental ideas behind Wikilogic.  Every statement you make is based on other statements.  If all the supporting statements are assumed to be true then your statement, which relies on them, can also be assumed to be true.  However if circumstances change and all the supporting statements turn… Read more »

The issue and how WL helps

Two people disagree on a point: Example John: Capital punishment is bad Bob: Capital punishment is good They can keep repeating themselves but (in many cases) its is unlikely that John or Bob will learn something new or change their opinion. They may try to explain their thoughts to each other. This would help advance… Read more »

Crisps are healthy

Probably the first constructive sit down run through of the concept that I have had since ‘joining’ the project.  I mean joining in a loose sense seeing as it has mainly been an idea slowly growing inside Douglas Kelly’s head for who knows how many years.  We’ve spoken of it fairly often over the past… Read more »