“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 http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&ll=-37.79962,144.962711&spn=0.005595,0.010042&t=h&z=17&om=1&msid=103354683032675415800.000441ae4b703cc841946 The star shaped building on the left   […]

Abstract – Steve Omohundro – Minds Making Minds: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity

On July 22, 2011, in Abstract, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Minds Making Minds: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity Steve Omohundro, Ph.D. President, Omai Systems   We are at a remarkable moment in human history. Many believe that we are on the verge of major advances in artificial intelligence, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and robotics. Together, these technologies have the potential to solve many of humanity’s […]

Kevin B. Korb

On April 25, 2011, in Bio, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

Kevin’s research is in artificial intelligence and the philosophy of  science  and the interrelation between the two, and especially the  automation of  scientific induction, or causal discovery. He is also  co-founder of Psyche: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on  Consciousness. Recent presentations:   <a href=”http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/%7Ekorb/lmps.pdf”><em>The Philosophy of Computer Simulation</em></a>, an invited talk at the <a href=”http://www.clmps2007.org/”> […]

Ben Goertzel

On April 12, 2011, in Bio, Presenter, by Adam A. Ford

CEO, Novamente LLC and Biomind LLC Vice Chairman, Humanity+ Advisor, Singularity University and Singularity Institute External Research Professor, Xiamen University, China The Future History of Artificial General Intelligence: Cognitive Robotics and the Global Brain, 2010-2040 “After a brief survey of the state of the art in AGI, cognitive robotics and distributed Internet intelligence, we will […]

James Newton-Thomas

On March 25, 2011, in Bio, meetup, Presenter, Summit, by Adam A. Ford

James is Director at Second Tree Pty Ltd and Director at Gestalt Australia Pty Ltd. He is an independent consultant on field robotics and has team managed and  deployed several mining and military systems.  His company was fully  acquired by Caterpillar in 2005. He was a  <a href=”http://www.singinst.org.au/singularitysummit2010au/program/”> speaker</a> at the Singularity Summit Australia 2010. […]