Re: Anders Sandberg in Second Life on converging cognitive enhancement, uvvy island in SL, May 24 2007 10am PST

From: Giu1i0 Pri5c0 (
Date: Wed May 16 2007 - 12:24:39 MDT

Please note the change of date. Wed 23 will probably be a Black
Wednesday (SL off for maintenance), so we moved it to Thu 24 same

On 5/10/07, Giu1i0 Pri5c0 <> wrote:
> Presentation in Second Life on converging cognitive enhancement
> Eudoxa will hold a seminar at Uvvy Island in the virtual world of
> Second Life on Wednesday May 23rd at 19h00 Central European Time
> (13h00 EST, 10h00 PST)
> Dr. Anders Sandberg, research director at Eudoxa and research
> assistant at the Oxford University ENHANCE Project and Uehiro Centre
> for Practical Ethics, will talk about his recent publication together
> with Nick Bostrom from the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford
> University
> Their paper Converging Cognitive Enhancements reviews currently
> available technologies for cognitive enhancement and their likely
> near-term prospects for convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology,
> information technology and cognitive science and how cognitive
> enhancement is ideal for achieving convergence.
> The paper Converging Cognitive Enhancements is published in the Annals
> of the New York Academies of Science Progress in Convergence:
> Technologies for Human Wellbeing and edited by William Sims Bainbridge
> & Mihail C. Roco of the National Science Foundation.
> The Eudoxa think tank is based in Stockholm, Sweden. Their focus is on
> discussing the societal effects of emerging technologies with dynamist
> thoughts on experimentation. Eudoxa has published books and reports in
> Swedish, Danish and English.
> For further information please contact Eudoxa director Waldemar
> Ingdahl telephone +46 8 83 87 73 e-mail and Giulio
> Prisco +34 610 536 144 e-mail

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