This is a super panel discussion from last year featuring David Brin, Phil Osborn, Vernor Vinge, and Mitch Wagner. The panel discusses the technological singularity with a live audience at LOSCON 39. The panel drop some pretty interesting ideas and...
Video: George Dyson “The First Five Kilobytes are the Hardest: Alan Turing, John von Neumann, and the Origins of the Digital Universe”
Turing’s one-dimensional model of universal computation led directly to von Neumann’s two-dimensional implementation, and the world has never been the same since
A recent paper from Dr. Lloyd discusses limits to digital computation as we now employ it, but he further shows that the universe itself is a sort of vast quantum computer.
The first Stanford-Berkeley Robotics Symposium brought together roboticists from Stanford, UC Berkeley, and the Bay Area robotics industry.
Small RNA; biology’s dark matter.