A Survey of Artificial Cognitive Systems: Implications for the Autonomous Development of Mental Capa… – ANTHROBOTICS

This survey presents an overview of the autonomous development of mental capabilities in computational agents. It does so based on a characterization of cognitive systems as systems which exhibit a… Source: IEEE Xplore Abstract – A Survey of Artificial Cognitive Systems: Implications for the Autonomous Development of Mental Capa… – ANTHROBOTICS

First Anthrobotics International Workshop 2017

First Anthrobotics International Workshop 2017

The University of Edinburgh’s Anthrobotics Cluster, The Creation of Reality Group (CRAG), EIDYN, the Oxford Human Centred Computing Group, The Edinburgh School of Informatics, Science Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS), the Social Informatics Cluster, the Durham Centre for Humanities Innovation, and the Institut Français UK invite you to the first international interdisciplinary workshop on Anthrobotics. […]

The “Hard Problem” of Life

The “Hard Problem” of Life Sara Imari Walker, Paul C.W. Davies (Submitted on 23 Jun 2016) Chalmer’s famously identified pinpointing an explanation for our subjective experience as the “hard problem of consciousness”. He argued that subjective experience constitutes a “hard problem” in the sense that its explanation will ultimately require new physical laws or principles. […]

The Journal of Geoethical Nanotechnology | Perception Shifting in Neurosociety: Ethical and Societal Implications, Zack Lynch – ANTHROBOTICS

“Will people choose to enhance their mental performance? I would say, yes, they will. In 1921, the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein said, “The limits of our language are the limits of our worl… Source: The Journal of Geoethical Nanotechnology | Perception Shifting in Neurosociety: Ethical and Societal Implications, Zack Lynch – ANTHROBOTICS

Unity between human and social machines: What if we humans were anthrobots?

Unity between human and social machines: What if we humans were anthrobots?

Writer and philosopher Luis de Miranda studies cultural history of digital devices and automata, with his latest novel (in French) L’Art d’être libres au temps des automates (The Art of Being Free in the Era of Automata). At the University of Edinburgh, he recently created a platform for cross-disciplinary researchers and collaborators to discuss the […]