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Quantum Biology and the Hidden Nature of Nature

Can the spooky world of quantum physics explain bird navigation, photosynthesis and even our delicate sense of smell? Clues are mounting that the rules gover...
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The Future of Cognitive Computing

World renowned experts in the fields of psychology, artificial intelligence, management and healthcare share their views on the future of cognitive computing...
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The Action of Mind on Brain

2011 Talk given by Dr. Henry Stapp, at the Bioethics Forum on the von Neumann interpretation and the role of the observer on the brain. Stapp received his Ph...
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The Power of the Placebo

Posted by Aaron Claassens on February 21, 2014 at 3:48pm 0 Comments

Seeing The World Is Like Dancing With It

Posted by Aaron Claassens on February 6, 2014 at 1:43pm 0 Comments


When we gaze up into the night sky, we look out into the past. Adam Frank makes this point eloquently in a recent post. And it is a point redolent with consequence in the field of physics. It is the starting point…


Is this life real?

Posted by Aaron Claassens on January 23, 2014 at 3:14pm 0 Comments

Philosophers and physicists say we might be living in a computer simulation, but how can we tell? And does it matter?

r species is not going to last forever. One way or another, humanity will vanish from the Universe, but before it does, it might summon together sufficient computing power to emulate…


From i to u: Searching for the quantum master bit

Posted by Aaron Claassens on January 23, 2014 at 2:38pm 0 Comments

Our best theory of nature has imaginary numbers at its heart. Making quantum physics more real conjures up a monstrous entity pulling the universe's strings

IF YOU'VE ever tried counting yourself to sleep, it's unlikely you did it using the square roots of sheep. The square root of a…


Cosmic rays offer clue our universe could be a computer simulation

Posted by Aaron Claassens on January 16, 2014 at 4:17pm 0 Comments

If recent measurements of cosmic ray particles are correct, then we may have the first evidence that the universe as we know it is really a giant computer simulation.

Humans have explored the laws of our universe for many years now, and it's not uncommon to hear people talk about how…


Jason Silva: Technology, Imagination & Exponential Thinking - SXSW Interactive 2013

Posted by Aaron Claassens on January 15, 2014 at 10:25am 0 Comments

Today we live in a world where the exponential progression of technology is increasingly shrinking the lag time between what we can imagine and what we can create. We are rapidly converging to become a civilization of networked minds who will transcend all previous limits. As Erik Davis wrote in Techgnosis, "When everything becomes linked with everything else, matter becomes…



Posted by Aaron Claassens on December 17, 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments


FUTURESCAPE is a new, six-part series from Science Channel unveiling the latest in incredible and mind-blowing discoveries. Academy Award Nominee James Woods is your guide as each episode explores a different event Horizon that will potentially alter life as we know it. From 'techno-telepathy', to colonizing space, achieving eternal youth and the integration of robots in…


Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm

Posted by Aaron Claassens on December 5, 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

In 2002 Stephen Wolfram released A New Kind of Science and immediately unleashed a firestorm of wonder, controversy, and criticism as the British-born scientist, programmer, and entrepreneur overturned conventional ideas on how to pursue knowledge. Earlier this month, he teased something…


Professor Rebecca Goldstein - Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems in the Context of Philosophy

Posted by Aaron Claassens on December 4, 2013 at 9:43am 0 Comments

Rebecca Goldstein's first lecture in a series of four addresses Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems.

The philosophical implications of mathematics and its beautiful relationship with philosophy are discussed. Professor Goldstein examines epistemological questions, the blurred borders between maths and philosophy, the significance of the very private friendship between Gödel…


Live and Learn: How Big Data and Machine Learning Power the Internet

Posted by Aaron Claassens on November 11, 2013 at 2:35pm 0 Comments

The Keynote Address is one of the highlights of Family Weekend. We are pleased to announce this year's Keynote Speaker, Peter Norvig '78, P'16, Director of Research at Google, Inc.

Peter Norvig is a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and the Association for Computing Machinery. At Google Inc he was Director of Search Quality,…



New Scientist Article - Why AI is a Dangerous Dream

Started by Aidan J. Last reply by Aaron Claassens Sep 19, 2009. 3 Replies

The Slow and The Quick

Started by Damian Claassens. Last reply by Aaron Claassens Aug 24, 2009. 2 Replies

TechnoCalyps + Zeitgeist

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