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...


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AISB Convention 2014

AISB-50: a convention commemorating both 50 years since the founding of the society for the study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (the AISB) and sixty years since the death of Alan Turing, founding fathe...


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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...


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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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Lighthill Debates

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


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Notice

AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Professor Luciano Floridi receives 2012 Covey Award


Professor Luciano Floridi, AISB Fellow (University of Hertfordshire and University of Oxford 
(http://www.philosophyofinformation.net), is this year's recipient of the Covey Award for 
Outstanding Research in Computing and Philosophy. The award is given by the International 
Association for Computing and Philosophy to a senior philosopher who has made significant 
research contributions to the field of computing and philosophy. Past recipients include 
Ed Zalta (Stanford), John Searle (Berkeley), and Terry Bynum (Southern Connecticut). 

Prof. Anthony Beavers, President of the Association, wrote: "We are grateful to Dr. Floridi for 
the pioneering work he has done to advance a research agenda that is both timely and relevant 
to a quickly changing world. He will be recognized for his work at the 2012 AISB/IACAP World 
Congress to be held in honor of Alan Turing at the University of Birmingham this July".