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Oct 22, 2023. Hanoi, VietnamBiological intelligence is measured by adaptation to the environment, machine intelligence by its usefulness to humans. The results are two domains separated by very high walls. For a peek over the ramparts, join our discussion for a unique insight into mind and machine.
July 2, 2023. Tainan, TaiwanIn a very short time, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a significant factor in our everyday lives. Is AI fundamentally different from past technologies? Are we outsourcing our humanity? Will AI take our jobs? Will it take our lives? This may be one of the most important topics of this century. Join our discussion with Sean Lee, PhD physics.
June 4, 2023. Tainan, TaiwanEvery object in motion makes a sound. In film, sound designers decide what to add what to leave unheard. In everyday life, we experience layers of sound almost continually. What can we learn if we apply the tools of the sound designer to a social movement?
March 9, 2023. Hanoi, VietnamLinh Tran discusses his story, The Windowless Building. When the elevator reaches the top floor, only two people are left to face the reality of what lies beyond the final door to the soul.
Jan. 1, 2023. Tainan, TaiwanUnleashed from convention, art now reflects individual thoughts. The results are both awe-inspiring and confusing. We will discuss the evolution of art and ideas using examples from music, painting.
Dec. 4, 2022. Tainan, TaiwanBring in a topic you would like to discuss. Start with a brief overview or description of the idea. Then ask a few provocative questions to begin the conversation.