Kevin B. Korb Book Launch “Evolving Ethics: The New Science of Good and Evil” and “Bayesian Artificial Intelligence”

On 18 February, 2011, in Events, meetup, by Adam A. Ford

When: on Wednesday 23rd February, at 6.00pm, at Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Building H, Room 7.84 (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/maps/2-Caulfieldcolour.pdf) RSVP by: Monday 21st Feb by sending an email to Ann.Nicholson@monash.edu Kevin B. Korb and Ann E. Nicholson, “Bayesian Artificial Intelligence“, 2nd edition, CRC Press, 2010 www.csse.monash.edu.au/bai/book Steven Mascaro, Kevin B. Korb, Ann E. Nicholson and Owen Woodberry, [...]

Time article: 2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal

On 17 February, 2011, in Info, by Adam A. Ford

A well written article that elucidates. http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2048138,00.html?xid=fbshare “The difficult thing to keep sight of when you’re talking about the Singularity is that even though it sounds like science fiction, it isn’t, no more than a weather forecast is science fiction. It’s not a fringe idea; it’s a serious hypothesis about the future of life on [...]

MXUG – Ryan’s Singularity Talk (Friendly AI)

On 16 February, 2011, in Events, by Adam A. Ford

An awesome talk about the Singularity, and how to keep AIs friendly once they rule our world. Links mentioned: Less Wrong: lesswrong.com/​ the Singularity Institute for AI: singinst.org/​ sites.google.com/​site/​mxugau/​home/​2011-02-16 sites.google.com/​site/​mxugau/​home

Microtechnologies for Neural Implants – ICT for Life Sciences Lecture – Professor Dr Thomas Stieglitz

On 3 February, 2011, in Events, News, by Adam A. Ford

Professor Dr Thomas Stieglitz has held the position of a full professor for Biomedical Microtechnology in the Institute for Microsystems Technology (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg (Germany) since October 2004, prior to which he was with the Fraunhofer-Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT). Abstract Neural prostheses are technical systems that interface nerves to treat the [...]