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  1. Peter Norvig: Models and Theories

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    Dr Peter Norvig is Director of Research at Google and (co-)author of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach - the most used AI textbook worldwide. In this talk, given at Bay Area AI Meetup at…

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    • Science Beyond Reductionism

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      Reductionism - the idea that difficult problems should be attacked by dividing them into simpler problems - is one the most effective strategies in the hard sciences. The justification "The Whole…

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      • Bob Blum: Consciousness: What, Who, When, and Why

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        Consciousness is critically important to our sense of the world and of ourselves. It is also one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of science. WHAT is the definition of consciousness? I will focus…

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        • Jamais Cascio: Cascio's Laws of Robotics

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          Presentation by Jamais Cascio at Bay Area AI MeetUp in Menlo Park, CA on March 22, 2009. See http://ai-meetup.org for details about these MeetUps. Jamais Cascio writes at OpenTheFuture.com about…

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          • Two Talks From Personalized Life Extension Conference 2010

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            Chairman's Keynote by Christine Peterson and Presentation by Larry Smarr. © 2010 Christine Peterson. All rights reserved.

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            • Hive45 Singularity Podcast #32 - Our Future Predictions

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              Future generations will love our "future predictions" for this week ending the 26/09/10: Using social networks to predict epidemics and identify influential social centers, how to impact…

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              • Hive45+ Podcast 19/09/10 - Singularity Summit Australia

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                HIVE45 PLUS+ episode featuring Nathan Waters, Geoffrey Pidcock and Tristan Grace for the week ending the 19/09/10 - wrapping-up our thoughts on the recent, inaugural Singularity Summit in Melbourne…

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                • Mechanosynthesis - Ralph Merkle & Robert Freitas

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                  Ralph Merkle and Robert Freitas, in a joint session discuss diamond mechanosynthesis at the 2007 Foresight Vision Weekend Unconference. Join the two co-founders of the 2007 Foresight Vision Weekend…

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                  • Preventing Technological Armageddon

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                    Michael Anissimov co-founded the Immortality Institute in 2002, a life extension advocacy organization that today includes hundreds of members and an online community. In 2003, he founded the SF Bay…

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                    • A New Direction in AI Research

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                      For over fifty years, Artificial Intelligence research has been overmuch concerned with Reasoning. But before you can Reason about something you must Understand it. Reasoning is a conscious, step-by-step,…

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                      • The Kronos Longitudinal Aging Study

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                        Aging in mammals is a process that begins early in adult life. It manifests as a decline in functional capacity over time, leading to increasing risk of morbidity and mortality. Chris Heward, President…

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                        • Robot Cars Will Save the Planet

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                          robocars.net Thanks to DARPA sponsored contests, robot cars are no longer science fiction; they're coming in 1-2 decades. Their implications are quite remarkable -- and not just for transportation,…

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