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

Lectureship in Philosophy (expertise in logic), Belfast (U.K.)

http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QUBJobVacancies/AcademicOpportunities/PoliticsInternationalStudiesandPhilosophy/

Queen's University Belfast -School of Politics, International Studies and 
Philosophy

Applications are now sought for the following position from outstanding 
individuals with the desire and potential to undertake research in the 
relevant field, to teach at undergraduate and post graduate levels, and to 
contribute to the School's administration and outreach activity.

JOB PURPOSE: The person appointed will be required to undertake high 
quality teaching, examining and postgraduate supervision in an area that 
will enhance the unit's particular research strengths in the analytic 
tradition.  Although the area of specialization is open, research 
expertise in Epistemology, Language, Logic, Metaphysics or Mind is 
desirable.

Ref: 13/102586

Closing date: Monday 13 May 2013

Anticipated interview dates: Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June 2013

Salary scale: 33,230 - 48,729 per annum (including contribution points)

Please click the link below to visit our website for further information 
and to apply online - or alternatively contact the Personnel Department, 
Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 90973044 FAX: (028) 
90971040 or e-mail on personnel@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on 
merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and 
particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

Apply: 
http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/QUBJobVacancies/AcademicOpportunities/PoliticsInternationalStudiesandPhilosophy/