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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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral fellowship in philosophy, Sao Leopoldo, BRAZIL


The Department of Philosophy at UNISINOS (Jesuit University) invites 
applications for one (01) position as Postdoctoral fellow researcher in 
Philosophy, areas of specialization and concentration open, starting 
between February and March 2014, pending administrative approval. It?s an 
appointment for 2 years renewable for 2 more.

The current monthly value of postdoctoral scholarships amounts to R$ 4.100 
reais (Brazilian currency).

Qualifications. Applicants must have completed the requirements for the 
Ph.D. by January 01, 2014. Those who are not Brazilians should prove home 
address. They cannot be employed by another institution during the period 
of their appointment at UNISINOS, nor be retired.

How to Apply. Candidates should send email to apply to PPGFilo@unisinos.br 
with the following attachments:

01) a current curriculum vitae;

02) contact information of two referees who will be asked to comment 
specifically on the applicants qualification;

03) a research proposal (not to exceed 1,500 words), describing the 
project to be carried out (in English, Spanish or Portuguese); and

04) a sample of Academic writing.

Completed applications must be received by November 15, 2013, to ensure 
full consideration. An interview via Skype in English, Spanish or 
Portuguese, will be scheduled with selected candidates.

About UNISINOS 
http://www.unisinos.br/graduacao/filosofia/presencial/sao-leopoldo

Further information contact us: ppgfilo@unisinos.br