Past Meetup

AI Arts and Culture: Music, Arts, and Robotics

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We are happy to invite you to our first meetup of this year on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 to share the recent developments of Arts and Cultures in AI including Music, Visual Arts, Game, and Robotics. During the meetup, you will hear from the speakers who are heavily involved in the R&D for AI Arts and Cultural technologies and the related activities.
We hope you will join with us regarding this exciting event.

• Agenda
- 6:00PM: Registration and Networking
- 6:40PM: Introduction and Acknowledgements
- 6:45pm: “A Brief History of Machine Creativity” by Piero Scaruffi, Free Thinker, Cognitive Scientist, Author and Entrepreneur
- 7:10PM: “AI, Deception and Blockchains” by Steve Omohundro, Ph.D., Founder and President of PossibilityResearch and SelfAwareSystems
- 7:40PM: “Building AI Cultural Center with Arts, Music and Robotics” by Richard Shinn, Ph.D., Founder & CEO of AIBrain USA and Turing AI Cultures, Berlin, Germany
- 8:05PM: Panel Discussion, Q&A
- 8:30PM - 9:00PM Networking

• What to bring
Your curiosity and creative minds towards AI for Arts, Culture, and Music.
Pizza and Drinks will be served.

• About the Speakers

Piero Scaruffi
Mr. Piero Scaruffi is a freelance software consultant and university lecturer who maintains a music website on which his reviews are published. For a number of years, he worked for Olivetti on artificial intelligence. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University and Stanford University (conducting research on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science), lectured on "The Nature of Mind" and "History of Knowledge" (most recently at U.C. Berkeley), and published on artificial intelligence and cognitive science, including Thinking About Thought (2003) and The Nature of Consciousness (2006). His work aims to bridge artificial intelligence, mathematics, science and art. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Steve Omohundro, Ph. D.
Dr. Steve Omohundro is a scientist, professor, author, software architect, and entrepreneur doing research that explores the interface between mind and matter. He has degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Stanford and a Ph.D. in Physics from U.C. Berkeley. He is president of Possibility Research and Self-Aware Systems, a think tank working to ensure that intelligent technologies have a positive impact. He serves on the advisory boards of the Cryptocurrency Research Group, the Institute for Blockchain Studies, Dfinity Cryptocurrency, and the AI startup Cognitalk and AIBrain. Steve is an award-winning teacher and has given hundreds of talks around the world. He holds the vision that new technologies can help humanity create a more compassionate, peaceful, and life-serving world.

Richard Shinn, Ph D.
Dr. Richard Shinn is the CEO and Founder of AIBrain, Inc. headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with offices in Berlin, Seoul, and Shenzhen. Dr. Shinn is one of the thought leaders in artificial intelligence by building a true AI in unifying cognitive, social and emotional intelligence. His vision is to augment human intelligence with artificial intelligence to advance AI for society in Arts, Music, and Culture. Dr. Shinn is also the Founder and CEO of CrossCert, a publicly listed company in South Korea, one of the most trusted brand company in Online Certificate Authentication, Security, and Cryptography solutions. Recently, Dr. Shinn has established Turing AI Berlin to build an AI cultural center for Arts, Music, and Robotics which will be opened to the public in late 2018.