Legendary 1994 meeting featured neural, quantum, chaotic and information-based theories of consciousness, and so does 2016 meeting.
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Technological innovation, which is worshipped in modern culture, can do more harm than good.
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Former CIA chief Michael Hayden defends drone attacks, but critics fear they may do more harm than good.
New studies have intensified the debate over psychology’s “reproducibility" problems.
“Decision theorist” Eliezer Yudkowsky spells out his idiosyncratic vision of the Singularity.
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