The Conversation: Augmentation technologies are here but are people listening?

On July 24, 2012, in News, by Adam Ford

I recently was made aware of an article that popped up on The Conversation: Augmentation technologies are here but are people listening?  Very interesting article, short and to the point, worth a read. “There’s an implicit judgement at play: being the traditional purview of philosophy and genre fiction, the sociological and ontological ramifications of these […]

Singularity Weblog piece on the Singularity Summit Australia – The Singularity Is Going Down Under

On July 19, 2012, in News, by Adam Ford

See http://www.singularityweblog.com/2012-singularity-summit-australia/ The Singularity Is Going Down Under: The 2012 Singularity Summit Australia is Near by Socrates 0 Comments and 1 Reaction A goal without a plan is wishful thinking. So whether my desire to attend the 2012 Singularity Summit Australia remains a mere wish or becomes reality depends entirely on the next 30 days during which […]

Singularity Summit as part of National Science Week

On July 19, 2012, in News, by Adam Ford

National Science Week encourages creativity and innovation when planning an event for the Week’s festivities. Singularity Summit Australia on Science Week Website The Singularity Summit Australia seeks to fulfill the National Science Week objectives to: Promote and encourage interest in the areas of science, engineering, technology and/or innovation; and Communicate the relevance of this area […]

Adam A. Ford

On July 18, 2012, in Organisers, Presenters, by Adam Ford

Bio-technoprogressive. Adam is the organiser of the Singularity Summit conferences in Australia (2010, 2011, 2012), as well as the H+ Summit @Melbourne (2011, 2012). He is a graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a Masters of Information Technology (focus: Distributed Systems), and Swinburne with a Diploma in Software Development. He is president […]

James Newton-Thomas

On July 18, 2012, in Presenters, by Adam Ford

James is Director at Second Tree Pty Ltd and Director at Gestalt Australia Pty Ltd. He is an independent consultant on field robotics and has team managed and deployed several mining and military systems. His company was fully acquired by Caterpillar in 2005. He was a speaker at the Singularity Summit Australia 2010. James was […]

David Dowe

On July 18, 2012, in Presenters, Summit, by Adam Ford

In 1997, David Dowe presented the relationship between (algorithmic) information theory and the inductive inference part of intelligence, before similar but independent work by Jose Hernandez-Orallo also in the 1990s. In the posthumous (2005) book “Statistical and Inductive Inference by Minimum Message Length” by the originator of the Minimum Message Length (MML) principle, Chris Wallace […]

Vic Ciesielski

On July 2, 2012, in Presenters, Summit, by Adam Ford

Vic Ciesielski Associate Professor of Artificial Intelligence Group Leader, Evolutionary Computation and Machine Learning Intelligent Systems Discipline School of Computer Science and Information Technology RMIT University Program Leader – Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Systems) Ref: http://goanna.cs.rmit.edu.au/~vc/ [Evolutionary Art]

Mark Pesce

On July 1, 2012, in Abstract, News, Presenters, Summit, Video, by Adam Ford

Video of Mark Pesce’s presentation “Mid-Singular” at the Singularity Summit Australia 2012: Mark Pesce is an inventor, writer, entrepreneur, educator and broadcaster. In 1994 Pesce co-invented VRML, a 3D interface to the World Wide Web. Pesce has written five books, including VRML: Browsing and Building Cyberspace and The Playful World: How Technology is Transforming Our […]

James Bourne

On July 1, 2012, in Abstract, News, Presenters, Summit, Video, by Adam Ford

Video of Lecture at Singularity Summit AU 2012: James Bourne completed his undergraduate degree at Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London and his PhD in Neuropharmacology at King’s College, London, before moving to Australia to undertake a Postdoctoral position. In 2003 he was awarded an ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, then in 2007 an […]

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