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From Cell Membranes to Computational Aesthetics: On the Importance of Boundaries in Life and Art

My next 3QD column is out. I speculate about the role of boundaries in life and aesthetic experience. (Dopamine cells make a cameo appearance too.) 34 more words

Neuroscience

From Cell Membranes to Computational Aesthetics: On the Importance of Boundaries in Life and Art

My next 3QD column is out. I speculate about the role of boundaries in life, curiosity, and identity.

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Neuroscience

Science Fact or Science Fiction: Freaky AI Robot

We don’t quite have to worry about Terminator yet, as this robot looks as likely as Howard the Duck to rise up against humanity. Mind you, he does start to act a little bit freaky towards the end of the interview – a what zoo? 40 more words

Science Fiction

Smarter Smartphones and Artificial Intelligence

We have seen the levels of computing power in mobile phones rise hugely over the last decade. However there are many areas where artificial intelligence coupled with high speed internet connectivity and newly emerging wearable technologies could be utilised by smartphone apps. 215 more words

Mobile Apps

What Happens When Humans Aren’t the Smartest Beings on Earth?

What if people weren’t the crown of creation?  What if we had to play second banana to Humans 2.0, AI machines, visiting aliens, cyborgs or other potentially smarter beings?  I think our fear is they would treat us like we have treated chimpanzees.  What if intelligent machines emerge, homo sapiens superior evolve and we make SETI contact, and suddenly we’re number four on the totem pole of intelligence? 1,389 more words

Robots