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 Marie Curie fellowship in philosophy/logic of information, Hatfield (U.K.)


PLEASE FORWARD TO ANY INTERESTED PARTY

Dear Colleague,

the new deadline for applications to the European postdoctoral Marie Curie
Fellowships is approaching.

Young researchers who
- have completed their PhD (but NOT in the UK)
- are fluent in English
- are keen on spending two years of postdoctoral studies at the University
of Hertfordshire in the UK
- would like to work on a project related to the philosophy, logic,
epistemology, metaphysics or ethics of information, broadly conceived
- would like to join the research group in the philosophy of information at
the University of Hertfordshire
- have not recently spent more than one year in the UK for academic reasons

are very welcome to send their CVs and an initial expression of interest
(all in English) to
Mrs Penny Driscoll, p.j.driscoll2@herts.ac.uk

All my best regards,

Luciano Floridi