Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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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 miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Foresight impact audit: online survey

http://www.ppgsurvey.org/foresight

The LSE Public Policy Group is undertaking an impact audit of the UK Foresight Programme based in the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills. The research will examine the impact that Foresight reports have within government and policymaking communities as well as their contribution to academic and third sector research.

We have set up a website for this project: www.ppgsurvey.org/foresight . It holds more details on the research and also hosts two surveys: one for those who are familiar with Foresight and its research; the other for those who work in areas relevant to Foresight reports but are not familiar with them directly.
We are trying to collect as wide a range of views as possible, not only on the Foresight programme and its research, but also on issues relating to the value and impact of future-focused research.
Thank you very much in advance for your help.

 
Best wishes, Jane Tinkler

 
Jane Tinkler

Researcher

LSE Public Policy Group

London School of Economics

Web: www.lse.ac.uk/collections/LSEPublicPolicy/