AISB Convention 2015

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 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  



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:
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