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Call for papers! WOSC & ASC Conference Moscow September 2020

In September 2020 two conferences on Systems Science and Cybernetics are taking place in Moscow. 18th WOSC Congress 16 – 18 September 2020 Systems approach and cybernetics, engaging the future of mankind – The significance Call for active participation Increasingly,

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BCSSS becomes an active supporter for a digital humanism

Upon concluding a year of an intriguing workshops series concerned with new technological developments the BCSSS joins a movement supporting a new digital humanism. The center became an official supporter of the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism. The manifesto is

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Artists MUELLER-DIVJAK invite to their new exhibition: “77,000 Generations – Berta says: We need a new conception of man”

With their new exhibition, MUELLER-DIVJAK (BCSSS board member Jeanette Müller and BCSSS member Paul Divjak) thematize the role that our species can play in shaping their own destiny. The display includes environmental interventions, sculptures, soundscapes, collages and watercolor paintings, texts,

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Stefan Blachfellner and Thomas Wallner invited speakers to the Magna Logistics Days 2019

Together with BCSSS board member Thomas Wallner, BCSSS managing director Stefan Blachfellner was an invited speaker to the Magna Logistics Days 2019 in Schloss Seggau, Leibnitz, Austria, on October 15-16. The Magna Logistics Days are used by exhibitors from all

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BCSSS Member pitched Book on Transhuman: Biohackers and Immortalists at MIT Press Pitchfest

BCSSS member, Michele Battle-Fisher, was one of seven finalists to pitch a science and technology book idea at the first annual MIT Press Pitchfest, called the “Shark Tank” of book publishing. She competed for the chance to workshop her Transhuman

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Lecture and Discussion with Cadell Last on Global Brain Singularity: Universal history, future evolution and humanity’s dialectical horizon

On September 25th close to thirty people, at the BCSSS and in the online live webcast, attended Cadell Last’s lecture on his PhD thesis, his “life time project”, which he presented for the very first time in a public event.

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Successful programme by David Rousseau, leader of the BCSSS Research Group Systems Science and Philosophy, at INCOSE International Workshops (INCOSE IW18)

David Rousseau, leader of the BCSSS Research Group Systems Science and Philosophy participated in this year’s INCOSE International Workshops (International Council on Systems Engineering) (INCOSE IW18) from 20th – 23rd January 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Following an overview session on Model-Based

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Is there still a distinction between a Human and a Robot?

The IEEE (“Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers” – the world’s largest professional association) recently published Version 2 of Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS), produced by the IEEE Global Initiative on

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