Slides – Bayesian Artificial Intelligence – Kevin B. Korb, Ann E. Nicholson and Carlo Kopp

On August 27, 2011, in Abstract, Slides, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Sponsored by The IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Kevin B. Korb, Ann E. Nicholson and Carlo Kopp Clayton School of Information Technology Monash University & {ann.nicholson,carlo.kopp} Slides: KKorb Singsum2011 – aiethics     If an AI is conscious then It is an agent It would be unethical to deprive it of its freedom of […]

Abstract – Advances in Science and Technology – James Newton-Thomas

On August 19, 2011, in Abstract, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

This introductory talk to the Singularity Summit 2011 differs from other talks to be given in that it does not attempt to look forward but rather looks backward in time  over the interval to identify and track  the progress in technologies, and plots the metrics that are presumably relevant to any future Singularity.  The Singularity […]

Abstract – (Bayesian/Algorithmic) Information theory, one- and two-part compression, and measures of intelligence – David Dowe

On August 19, 2011, in Abstract, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Greg Chaitin wrote in 1982: “… develop formal definitions of intelligence and measures of its various components [using algorithmic information theory, a.k.a. Kolmogorov complexity]”.   We make a case for the relationship between information theory and intelligence.  More specifically, we begin by introducing the Bayesian information-theoretic notion of Minimum Message Length (MML) machine learning, and then […]

“The Rise of Brain Endogenous Electromagnetism – Neuroscience at the Cusp” – Lecture at Melb Uni

On August 19, 2011, in news, by Adam A. Ford

Friday 19th Aug 4:00-5:00pm Wood Jones Theatre, Level 3 East Wing of medical Building Enter off grattan st about 50m back east from Royal Pde In past the lifts Up stairs 1 level Head towards grattan (windows) Turn left 25m on your left is the theatre,144.962711&spn=0.005595,0.010042&t=h&z=17&om=1&msid=103354683032675415800.000441ae4b703cc841946 The star shaped building on the left   […]

Abstract – The Singularity, A Philosophical Analysis – David Chalmers

On August 18, 2011, in Abstract, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

I.J. Good’s “intelligence explosion” is the rapid transition from greater-than-human artificial intelligence to superintelligence. I will give a philosophical analysis of the argument for an intelligence explosion.   Paper can be found here:

Abstract – Human+ – Stelarc

On August 18, 2011, in Abstract, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Human+ Bodies with Second Skins are operating in Second Life, shape shifting with fluid identities and extruded selves. Hybrids, Cybrids and Chimeras proliferate. EMS and Exoskeltons actuate and animate paralysed limbs. Organ Printing, Epidermal Electronics, Hydraulic Hearts and Nanobots generate alternate architectures. Machines have become soft and small. Bodies have become cyborgs of meat, metal […]

Abstract – The Emerging Global Mind, Cooperation, and Compassion – Steve Omohundro

On August 17, 2011, in Abstract, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

The internet is starting to create a kind of “global mind”. Wikipedia radically changes how people discover and learn new information and they shape Wikipedia. In the blogosphere, ideas propagate rapidly and faulty thinking is rapidly challenged. More intelligent social networks will lead to a more coherent global mind. Corporations, ecosystems, economies, political systems, social […]

Market of the mind

On August 10, 2011, in meetup, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

James Newton-Thomas, Ray Jarvis and I (Adam A. Ford) will have a table @ Market for the Mind (National Science Week) held at QV Melbourne on Friday from 5.30 until 9pm. You will be able to come along and speak to James and Ray as part of the Meet the Expert activity. Lots of fun […]