• 3 hours a week - work on your ideas #2!

    Treffpunkt Cafetria/Mensa im 1. Stock, Universitätsgebäude beim Oskar Morgensternplatz

    Heaps of good ideas, but weeks passing without working on them? In this CHV meetup format we reserve the time to bring our ideas, prototyps, products or projects forward - and shift everything else beside for the moment! The 3h a week format wont be held every week, nevertheless it shall promote the spirit to reserve time for your ideas. Apart from working in a highly inspiring environment with open minded, talented, innovative and friendly people, we could provide feedback on your pitch, offer input on prototyping, Effectuation approach, and many more! Every big journey starts with the first step! Get started now and join us - it's great! General: We will meet in the Cafetria/Mensa on the 1st floor (1.Stock) and will then look for a free seminar room. If you come later, you can contact Helmut 0650(Bindestrich[masked]

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  • 3 hours a week - work on your ideas - New Format!

    Treffpunkt Cafetria/Mensa im 1. Stock, Universitätsgebäude beim Oskar Morgensternplatz

    Heaps of good ideas, but weeks passing without working on them? In this new CHV meetup format we reserve the time to bring our ideas, prototyps, products or projects forward - and shift everything else beside for the moment! Apart from working in a highly inspiring environment with open minded, talented, innovative and friendly people, we could provide feedback on your pitch, offer input on prototyping, Effectuation approach, and many more! Every big journey starts with the first step! How to eat a huge pumpkin? Peace by peace! Get started now and join us! General: We will meet in the Cafetria/Mensa on the 1st floor (1.Stock) and will then look for a free seminar room. If you come later, you can contact Helmut 0650(Bindestrich[masked]

  • Foresight and "Technikfolgen" report for Austrian Parliament

    Treffpunkt Cafetria/Mensa im 1. Stock, Universitätsgebäude beim Oskar Morgensternplatz

    In this meetup we will spend our time in going through the "Foresight und Technikfolgenab­schätzung" report provided to Austrian Parliament by "Institut für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung (ITA)" and "Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)". The report covers tech topics which are likely to become of high social importance and will have a high impact on our society. Let's see what's in the report in regard to consciousness hacking! Let's discuss where to best put money and effort in! Please prepare and read through the report in advance - you can download the full report here: https://www.parlament.gv.at/SERV/FTA/ Schedule of the evening: Intro note followed by subgroup works and plenum presentations. We will meet in the Cafetria/Mensa on the 1st floor (1.Stock) and will then look for a free seminar room. If you come later, you can contact Helmut 0650(Bindestrich[masked]

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  • Freud - Die Filmbiografie - gemeinsames Filmschauen mit Diskussion

    Sorry for late notification! Event in German Language! Für alle, die Interesse an Sigmund Freud, den Begründer der Psychoanalyse haben, findet heute im traditonsreichen Cafe Korb folgender Event statt: Gemeinsames "Filmschauen" mit nachfolgender Diskussion. Gezeigt wird der Film "Freud - The Secret Passion", Die Filmbiografie über den Begründer der Psychoanalyse. Ein preisgekrönter Klassiker von John Huston mit Montgomery Clift. Mehr über den Film: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freud_(Film) Beginn: 19:00 Uhr pünktlich Dauer: Film dauert 130mins (deutsche Synchronfassung), danach freie Diskussion in Kleingruppen First come, first seat. Leider Keine Platzreservierung möglich. Kosten: Freie Kulturspende.

  • Eventrecommendation: VR in your Mind — The use of VR in Psychology

    Dear all, proud to recommend the following event of Virtual Reality Vienna Meetup group: VR in your Mind — The use of VR in Psychology Find out more: https://www.meetup.com/de-DE/VRVienna/events/248659141/ Please mind, RSVP to be made at Virtual Reality Vienna Meetup group (Link above)! Places are limited! Out of the event discription from Virtual Reality Vienna Meetup group: "VR’s attribute of “tricking” our brain and making our mind and body behave as if what we’re seeing is real has proven to be an effective tool for the mental health industry. VR is allowing mental health professionals to assess, understand, and treat many conditions, such as PTSD, anxiety disorders, and phobia (just to name a few!), also making psychological treatment accessible, adaptable, and affordable for a lot more people. In this edition of VRVienna, we will learn more about this fascinating topic through the research and projects of professionals who are currently exploring the possibilities of what VR can offer in the field of psychological therapy. Are you ready to have your mind blown? Here we go! ..."

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  • 2nd Consciousness Hackathon Vienna

    Seminarzentrum FOCUS

    Part I: Friday, 20/10/2017 from 7 pm to 9 pm Speech by Dr. Rudolf Kapellner and discussion, Titel: „Artificial Intelligence and the Superintelligence Singularity - Schism of Mankind between Transpersonalism and Transhumanism?" Location: Seminarzentrum Bewusst Sein im Fokus, 1070 Wien, Neubaugasse 44 / 2. Haus / 2. Stock Part II: Saturday, 21/10/2017 from 11 am – 1 pm. Vision Quest for Consciousness Hacking projects Location: Meeting point Cafe Restaurant Oktogon Am Himmel, http://www.himmel.at/restaurant-oktogon/ Content: If you have not yet an idea which project you could follow, we provide a special vision quest coaching session. The event will include a vision walk around the geomantic area "Am Himmel" followed by a partner coaching session where you could formulate your project vision. It is very likely that you receive valuable answers. ​Part III: Saturday, 21/10/2017 from 2 pm – 6 pm. (optional end time) and Sunday, 22/10/2017 from 11 am – 4 pm. Consciousness Hackathon - the core part Location: Seminarzentrum Bewusst Sein im Fokus, 1070 Wien, Neubaugasse 44 / 2. Haus / 2. Stock Content: see below! ​All 3 parts can be attanded optional and separate! Join us on the 2nd Consciousness Hackathon Vienna! Costs see below. What is a Consciousness Hackathon? The term ‘hackathon’, as we intend to use it is a 2-day gathering in which experts and enthusiasts from interdisciplinary areas of knowledge get together to find new technical solutions for the exploration of consciousness. The goal is to design projects that could improve or alter the way we think in a positive way. The end result could be a software, a method, an app or a completely revolutionary new tool. Not even the sky is the limit of what you could create! These are some examples of projects we could create together: meditation apps, BCI applications, stress relief tools, apps for social networks, body tracking tools, self improvement and development methods, or a theoretical solution for the “hard problem” in consciousness research. Outcome: Method I Apps I Hardware I More The outcome of the Consciousness Hackathon projects could be a market-ready product, a prototype or even just the concept for a tool, method or idea that could be developed later on. But whatever the outcome may be, it would definitely be a life-changing experience on an incredibly inspiring environment. 1 + 1 equal 3 these days! Participants Everyone who is interested in the topic consciousness can participate in the hackathon. This will be a chance for you to meet: philosophers, software designer, graphic designer, meditators, yoga practitioners, life coaches, trainers, communicators, hardware developer, sound engineers, psychotherapists, hypnotherapists and creative open minded people. What to bring The main thing you should bring is yourself! You will be provided with a pen and all the paper you might need, so you don’t need much in order to start developing your idea. But you’re invited to bring anything that could help you develop your project –laptop, books, open BCI, body tracking tools, VR headsets, smartphones, etc. The most important piece of the project is you. Schedule See above. Further framework programme and project-coaching will be provided during hackathon Part III as well. Drinks (juice and water) and snacks in Part III provided and included, lunch is not provided or included. Location Seminarzentrum Focus, Neubaugasse 44/ 2.Haus / 2.Stock, 1070 Wien Contribution Part I: EUR 10,- / Part II: EUR 10,- / Part III: EUR 30,- Bundle: Part I - III: EUR 40,- (Students and cut rate 35,-) Bundle: Part II & III or I & III: EUR 35,- (students and cut rate 30,-) (To pay in cash at the day of the event. Note: contribution merely covers the room rent and the drinks and snacks provided.) Registration For planning reasons, please register before attending to the event. To do so, please send an email to: ConsciousnessVienna(at)gmx.at. Once your registration email is sent, we will send you a confirmation email as soon as possible. ConsciousnessVienna(at)gmx.at Further questions? Do not hesitate to contact the organizer: Helmut (here via the meetup mail or write to ConsciousnessHacking(at)gmx.at) Language: We give our best to cover both English and German. Moderation will be merely in English, however in the groupworks both languages will be fine. Language should no be the obstacle.

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  • Dr. R. Kapellner on "Artificial Intelligence and Superintelligence Singularity"

    Speech by Dr. Rudolf Kapellner and discussion on: „Artificial Intelligence and the Superintelligence Singularity - Schism of Mankind between Transpersonalism and Transhumanism?" Dr. Rudolf Kapellner: founder of "Akademie für Bewusstseinsforschung" and "Schule für Bewusstsein" Vienna. Find out more on: http://www.kapellner.com/ Note! This event will as well be the kick off for the 2nd Vienna Consciousness Hackathon (https://www.meetup.com/de-DE/Consciousness_Hacking_Vienna/events/243311880/)! Contribution: EUR 10,- Location: Seminarzentrum Bewusst Sein im Fokus, 1070 Wien, Neubaugasse 44 / 2. Haus / 2. Stock

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  • Supersapiens - Über Menschen und Maschinen

    Festsaal des Wiener Börsengebäudes

    I may announce the following event from Terra Mater Society (Receive discounted tickes, when registring on Kurier's Homepage, see below): Über Menschen und Maschinen (https://kurierclub.kurier.at/index.php?mod=kurierclub&rub=15&art=4972) Wissenschafter arbeiten daran, den Menschen mithilfe von Zukunftstechnologien noch leistungsfähiger zu machen. Stehen wir vor dem Aufstieg einer neuen menschlichen Spezies? Impulsvortrag von Dr. Rudolf Kapellner, Gründer und Gesamtleiter der Akademie für Bewusstseinsforschung, mit anschließender Diskussion der Experten-/Expertinnen-Runde: Claudia Zettel: Chefredakteurin Futurezone Mag. Helmut Farthofer: Leiter Consciousness Hacking Vienna Moderiert von Markus Mooslechner: Regisseur von „Supersapiens“ der Terra Mater Factual Studios (http://www.servustv.com/at/Medien/Terra-Mater-Supersapiens-Der-neue-Mensch2) Wann: Dienstag, 19.September 2017, 18:00 Uhr Wo: Festsaal des Wiener Börsengebäudes Wipplingerstraße 34 | 1010 Wien Ticketpreis: € 14,- Ticketpreis für Mitglieder der Terra Mater Society: € 9,50,- Beim Ticketkauf die Option: Terra Mater Society klicken Ticketverkauf online: HIER (https://deref-gmx.net/mail/client/6n1TsKCZhec/dereferrer/?redirectUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fkurierclub.kurier.at%2Findex.php%3Fmod%3Dkurierclub%26rub%3D15%26art%3D4920) (Bei einem Onlinekauf der Tickets müssen Sie sich nochmals auf der Ticketseite/Kurier registrieren) Ticketverkauf telefonisch unter:[masked]* Mo. bis Fr. 7 bis 17 Uhr, Sa., So. und Feiertag 7 bis 12 Uhr Dem Telefonverkäufer die Info geben, dass man Mitglied der Terra Mater Society ist.

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  • Superintelligence - The Nick Bostrom Night

    ZI8 Coworking & Event Space

    This evening will be dedicated to Nick Bostrom's work. We will focus on the 2 main topics, ... - what if an artificial superintelligence will be developed? Will it turn against mankind? - what if we all in fact live in/exist as a computer simulation? Should we like that? Schedule of the evening: short note speaks followed by discussion on: (human) intelligence, what is and how to measure / artificial superintelligence, what is and why to worry about humanity / Simulation Argument, how to deal with consciousness hacking in this simulation! For Nick Bostrom's work see: Nick Bostrom's Home Page: https://nickbostrom.com/ The future of humanity institute: https://www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/ Simulation Argument: https://www.simulation-argument.com/ With many thanks for providing the location to: ZI8 Coworking & Event Space

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  • Crypto-Currencies - Money Re-invented? - Kryptowährungen

    Treffpkt.: Cafetria/Mensa im 1. Stock, Universitätsgebäude beim Oskar-Morgensternplat­z

    Learn and discuss about the future of money! Crypto-Currencies, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum and compare it to "old school" fractional reserve banking and even to the cowry shells. If you think there is not much to do about consciousness, uhh la la, come and see! Intro Speech by Michael.F.Schreiber, Q&A and discussion Abstract (German version find below): Crypto coins such as Bitcoin and automatically executed conditional payment contracts in smart currencies like Ethereum allow decentralized business models and political media for an intelligent internet of networked things. We cover common foundations and essential differences between BTC and ETH, ie terms such as public key, block chain consensus, Nakamoto difficulty, hash addressed storage in Merkle-Patricia trees, virtual transaction machine, crypto contract. Questions of privacy, socio-ecologic sustainability and capacities required for millisecond nanoscale transactions, may trigger discussion of sharding, IPFS-SWARM, SNARKs, homomorphic computation with encrypted values, post-quantum crypto channel protocols and proof of __, authority, stake, importance, __ . Michael.F.Schreiber combines art and sciences with cybernetic prototypes; dissertation on university development within the framework of the WU-2000 project, then assistant professor at the department of Marketing; consultant for makers of Mathematica at Wolfram Research, tutor at 'New Kind of Science' summer schools, senior researcher at the research institute wisdom; currently introducing future economists to economic applications of Mathematica at the Institute for Analytical Economics of the WU, collaboration with the Research Institute for Arts and Technology RIAT. Listen to neurological and cryptographic data or look for link to podcast playlist 'Konvergenz' (German): https://soundcloud.com/imus (https://deref-gmx.net/mail/client/JUoO3rvEWDU/dereferrer/?redirectUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fsoundcloud.com%2Fimus) Meeting point: We meet in the cafeteria and go from there into a free learning room (presumably sem07 on the 2nd floor). If you want to come later, please contact Helmut under this number 0650 (hyphen)[masked]. German: (evening will be in English, however if all people speak German, we would/could switch to German) Kryptowährungen wie Bitcoin und automatisch ausgeführte bedingte Zahlungsverträge wie bei Ethereum gestatten dezentrale Geschäftsmodelle und Gesellschaftsformen für ein intelligentes Internet der schwarmweise vernetzten Dinge. Der Schwerpunkt des Beitrags liegt bei den gemeinsamen Grundlagen und wesentlichen Unterschiede von BTC und ETH also Begriffen wie Public-Key, Blockketten Konsens, Nakamoto Schwierigkeit, Hash bzw Streuwert von Merkle-Patricia Bäumen, Virtuelle Transaktions Maschine, Krypto-Kontrakt. Bei der Beantwortung von Fragen wird auf angekündigte und demnächst marktreife Ansätze zur Anonymisierung und Entfaltung von Kapazitäten hingewiesen wie Sharding, SNARKs, homomorphe Ansätze und post-quantum Crypto-Channels. Michael.F.Schreiber verbindet Kunst und Wissenschaften durch kybernetische Prototypen; Promotion zur Universitätsentwicklung im Rahmen des WU-2000 Projektes; Assistenz am Institut für Marketing; Berater von Wolfram Research, dem Hersteller von Mathematica, Tutor bei 'New Kind of Science' Sommerschulen, Senior Researcher am Forschungsinsitut wisdom; derzeit Lehrveranstaltungen zu wirtschaftlichen Anwendungen von Mathematica am Institut für analytische Volkswirtschaftslehre der WU, Zusammenarbeit dem Research Institute for Arts and Technology RIAT, aktuelle Beispiele zur Verklanglichung von neurologischen und kryptographischen Daten https://soundcloud.com/imus " Treffpunkt: Wir treffen uns in der Cafeteria und gehen von dort aus in einen freien Lernraum (voraussichtlich Sem07 im 2.Stock). Solltest du später kommen, melde Dich bei Helmut unter dieser Nummer 0650(Bindestrich[masked]

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