Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


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Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in Meta-Metaphysics, Berlin, GERMANY

http://www.philosophie.hu-berlin.de/institut/lehrbereiche/idealismus/forschung/Meta-Metaphysik

Promotionsstelle

Im Rahmen des DFG-Projektes "Meta-Metaphysik. Zu Sinn und Unsinn ontologischer Dispute" ist am 
Institut fr Philosophie der Berliner Humboldt-Universitt die Stelle eines/r

wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters/in

befristet fr 36 Monate zu besetzen (Bezahlung: 65 % E 13 TV-L HU; voraussichtlicher Arbeitsbeginn: 
01.10.2012 oder frher).

Aufgabengebiet: Schreiben einer projektrelevanten Dissertation; ggf. 
weitere eigene Publikationen; Lehre (nach Absprache) sowie Mitarbeit an der Konzeption, Planung 
und Organisation wissenschaftlicher Tagungen; redaktionelle Betreuung von Publikationen.

Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes wissenschaftliches Hochschulstudium in Philosophie; nachweisbarer 
Studienschwerpunkt in theoretischer analytischer Philosophie; gute Kenntnis der Thematik des 
Forschungsprojektes; geplantes Dissertationsprojekt zum Thema Meta-Metaphysik; Team- und 
Kommunikationsfhigkeit.

Weitere Angaben zum Projekt, den Stellenanforderungen und den erwnschten Bewerbungsunterlagen 
unter: 
http://www.philosophie.hu-berlin.de/institut/lehrbereiche/idealismus/forschung/Meta-Metaphysik

Bewerbungen sind bis zum 3. Mai 2012 unter Angabe der Kennziffer DR/030/12 an die folgende 
Adresse zu richten:
Prof. Dr. Tobias Rosefeldt
Institut fr Philosophie der
Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
D-10099 Berlin

oder in elektronischer Form an: tobias.rosefeldt@hu-berlin.de.