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

Interdisciplinary graduate study in philosophy and/or ethics of information in connection with digital technologies, University of Oxford , UK


If you are interested in pursuing interdisciplinary graduate study at the University of Oxford 
in philosophy and/or ethics of information in connection with digital technologies, the Oxford 
Internet Institute offers:
 
1) The eleven-month residential MSc in Social Science of the Internet.
Students from a wide variety of backgrounds can combine their interests in philosophical/ethical 
issues with Internet-related courses in law, policy and other social sciences.
 
2) The doctoral programme (DPhil) in Information, Communication and the Social Sciences.
This is for students wishing to undertake groundbreaking, detailed research. Students are 
encouraged to ask original, concrete questions and to adopt incisive methodologies for 
exploring them, in order to help to shape the development of digital realities.
 
3) The Summer Doctoral Programme.
This provides top doctoral students from around the world with the opportunity to work for a few 
intensive weeks with leading figures in Internet/digital research.
 
For more information, please check: http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/graduatestudy/
 
For an initial expression of interest, please send a short CV (max 1500 words) and a short outline 
of research interests or project (max 1500 words) to:
 
 Mrs. Penny Driscoll, BA (Hons), MA
 PA to Prof Luciano Floridi
 Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information
 Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
 1 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JS