“Intelligence is a very general mental capability that, among other things, involves the ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend complex ideas, learn quickly and learn from experience.” — editorial in the journal Intelligence signed by 52 cognitive scientists
A thought provoking concept of modeling intelligence by starting with a concept of thingifying the world and using thing as a model.
When you gather large amounts of information, you can quickly get buried. However, setting up simple work flows to tag, classify, filter and rank information through automated agents may help surface the “needle” in the haystack. If we can build some tools to even show possible connections, we may be able to take these pieces and build some models.
A lot of work is needed in this area.