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The Information Edge: Creation and Destruction in Life, the Economy, and the Universe Lecture 2: Collapse and Re-birth
Seth Lloyd
Sept. 28, 2016
SFI’s popular Ulam Lecture Series -- now in its 24th year – features two talks that explore the Information Edge, the principle underlying both the creation and destruction of our universe’s complex structures. Using simple, accessible examples from cosmology, quantum physics, and biological and financial systems, Seth Lloyd will shine ...
The Information Edge: Creation and Destruction in Life, the Economy, and the Universe Lecture 1: Birth
Seth Lloyd
Sept. 26, 2016
SFI’s popular Ulam Lecture Series -- now in its 24th year – features two talks that explore the Information Edge, the principle underlying both the creation and destruction of our universe’s complex structures. Using simple, accessible examples from cosmology, quantum physics, and biological and financial systems, Seth Lloyd will shine ...
Surprises at the Intersection of Human Emotion and Wearable Tech
Rosalind W. Picard
Aug. 30, 2016
How will our future computers, robots and smartphones get the emotional intelligence they need to be truly useful? This talk highlights the adventures behind some of the world's first technologies that recognize human emotion. Researcher and author Rosalind W. Picard will share surprises from her team’s journey, including discovering that ...
The Language Hoax
John McWhorter
June 7, 2016
The language we speak shapes how we experience life, creating a world view based on its vocabulary and grammar…right? Not so, says John McWhorter. Drawing from the scientific literature, McWhorter explains how this widely-held belief is not only false, it leads to dangerous assumptions about cultures and races that differ ...
Welcome and Overview
David Krakauer, Mimi Koehl, Dan Stein
April 15, 2016
2016 Santa Fe Institute Annual Science Board Symposium
Data Futures and Funding Futures: Shifting Landscapes
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