Science

Dec
31
The Golden 20s

The Golden 20s

The Golden 20s of the 20th century began with the end of WW1 and ended with the stock market crash
3 min read
Aug
16

Codebreaker - A new film about the life of Alan Turing

CODEBREAKER tells the story of one of the most important people of the 20th century.  Alan Turing set in motion
Jun
07

Cognitive Robotics And Artificial Intelligence

Eccerobot At the swissnex San Francisco conference earlier this year, scientists from Switzerland and the US discussed their research on
Apr
02

Welcome to John McCarthy's new website.

From the website: John was a legendary computer scientist at Stanford University who developed time-sharing, invented LISP, and founded the
1 min read
Feb
25

Robot readable world

How do robots see the world? How do they gather meaning from our streets, cities, media and from us? This
Jan
14

Hey kids, just say NO to programming !

Cory Doctorow’s latest talk ‘The Coming War on General Purpose Computing’ really puts things in perspective
2 min read
Sep
11

40 Year Old 3D Computer Graphics (Pixar, 1972)

In 1972 Ed Catmull (founder of Pixar) and his colleagues created the world’s first 3D rendered movie, an
Jun
16

Chaitin Proving Darwin

White paper : To a mathematical theory of evolution and biological creativity We present an information-theoretic analysis of Darwin’s
1 min read
Dec
19

Artificial Intuition

Artificial Intuition – A New Possible Path To Artificial Intelligence – by Monica Anderson Artificial Intelligence was born in Computer
2 min read
May
14

The Dangers of Computer Science Theory

Quotes from Don E. Knuth : “If we make an unbiased examination of the accomplishments made by mathematicians to the
1 min read