The United States is at the precipice of a defining moment in history. Over the past five years, progress in machine intelligence (MI) has...
Consciousness, a Quantum Physics Perspective - John Hagelin Renowned quantum physicist, John Hagelin (PhD, Harvard), presents the thesis that consciousness is a unified field that contains...
In his Feb. 7 public lecture at Perimeter Institute, Robert Spekkens will explain why he believes that many quantum mysteries are a result of...
What does it take to succeed? This question has fueled a long-running debate. Some have argued that humans are fundamentally competitive, and that pursuing...
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Join Jeannette Wing, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research, speaks at a presentation on computational thinking followed by a Q&A with Mark Hansen, Director of the Brown Institute for Media Innovation.Computational thinking involves solving problems,...
If consciousness is just the workings of neurons and synapses, how do we explain the phenomenon of near-death experience? By some accounts, about 3% of the U.S. population has had one: an out-of-body experience...
A History of the PresentThe liberal, rules-based international order did not take shape predominantly as a consequence of highmindedness, but as a sphere of influence. That, moreover, was to a great extent inspired, and...