“How is it that an assembly of cells, fragile, inefficient and low energy consuming, evolving without any precise goal other than to survive, could have conceived philosophy, art or science? Participating in understanding this system is a great challenge”.
Chief Scientist Officer @ NeoInstinct 2020.
It is used to describe the principal that all systems try to minimize the difference between its model of the world and the perception of its captors.
This difference can be qualified a ‘surprise’ and minimized by a constant updating of the model of the world. (Friston).