Category Archives: Meeting

Exploring what AI is, isn’t, could be, shouldn’t be, and how we’re different – IS4SI Summit Berkeley 2019

The International Society for the Study of Information (IS4SI) Summit – held every second year – took place at the University of California, Berkeley, June 2-6, 2019. It was organised by neuro-anthropologist Terrence W. Deacon from UC Berkeley. Keynote speakers…

Twenty questions about a Unified Theory of Information to be published in Korean

Joon Kim, Professor at Seoul National University (SNU) (see photo left), and his wife Haeok Lee, psychologist (see photo right), met with Wolfgang Hofkirchner in Vienna on 8 April 2019. Kim and Lee translated Hofkirchner’s book Twenty questions about a…

Information Ethics Systems Approaches workshop III

The third meeting of the project Systems Approaches to Information Ethics was held in Vienna 13-17 November 2017. The topics included: foundational questions of systems approaches (evolutionary theory, emergentist systemism and normativity; information in the context of being and non-being, actuality…

Information in Evolutionary Systems, social media, and enhanced humans

The Emergent Systems, Information and Society Research Group organised three workshops at the “IS4SI Summit Gothenburg 2017”, the biannual conference of the „International Society for the Study of Information“ as that society was renamed in Gothenburg. The Summit was held…

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