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How does quantum logic differ from classical logic? How do we live in a universe that accommodates both? Is it possible to observe quantum logic at work in our macroscopic world? Surprisingly a little bit of quantum logic can disentangle some of our clumsy everyday conceptualisations of biology, language and culture. Speaker: Chris Guest - President of Vic Skeptics Where: The Clyde Hotel (upstairs in function room) - bring your appetite, there is a good menu: https://www.theclydehotel.com.au When: Thursday 22nd August - 6pm, though a few of us will be there earlier (say 5pm) to take advantage of the $8.50 pints (from 4-6pm) - note that if you mention the Meetup you will get $8.50 pints anyway I am told :) Agenda: 5.45 - Meet, great, and eat.. pub food - it's actually not bad! Feel free to come early to take advantage of the $8.50 pints from[masked]. 6.50 - Introduction - Adam Ford 7.00 - Talk: Quantum Logic and the Rise of the Memes by Chris Guest Chris Guest is a software developer who gets himself involved in critical thinking, machine learning and bioinformatics. He is skeptical and an aspiring authorling. Classical Logic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_logic Quantum Logic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_logic https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_logic#Differences_with_classical_logic Reserach gate CL vs QL: https://www.researchgate.net/post/Quantum_logic_versus_classical_logic
Event planning in progress - it will be a 2 day event, probably at RMIT. Themes: - Artificial Intelligence & Machine Understanding* - Ethics & philosophy of mind - Human augmentation - Historical view on societal collapse - Existential Risks, Global Catastrophic Risks and Risk Management - Risk management. Here is a list of links to previous conferences etc: http://www.singularitysummit.com.au *What is meant by 'Machine Understanding' is not humans understanding machines, but AI that understands, with some subtle difference in it's focus to AGI, and why this might be useful for developing beneficial AI.