Energy: Wind

By |February 19th, 2024|Categories: Events|

Feb 18, 2024. Tainan, Taiwan
Offshore wind energy is a cornerstone of Taiwan's Net Zero strategy. The plan includes developing key components domestically. An engineer from one of the leading research and development teams in Taiwan will discuss floating wind turbines, a new and innovative technology.

Energy: Net Zero

By |February 13th, 2024|Categories: Events|

Feb 18, 2024. Tainan, Taiwan
After the 2015 Paris Agreement, countries agreed to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius. Since then, governments and businesses have committed to achieving net zero emissions. We will explore some of the strategies behind the initiative to make sure the release and removal of greenhouse gases are equal.

Energy: Taiwan and Beyond

By |January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Events|

Jan 28, 2024. Tainan, Taiwan
Symposia on Energy, Part I of IV: What is energy and how is it stored? What are some of the renewable energy plans for Taiwan? What policies drive development and incentivise businesses? What are some of the challenges to developing solar energy in Taiwan?

Biological vs Machine Intelligence

By |September 3rd, 2023|Categories: Events, Philosophy|

Oct 22, 2023. Hanoi, Vietnam
Biological 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.

Sound Design and Society

By |May 25th, 2023|Categories: Events|

June 4, 2023. Tainan, Taiwan
Every 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?

Artificial Intelligence: A Window into Human Nature

By |May 13th, 2023|Categories: Events, Philosophy|

July 2, 2023. Tainan, Taiwan
In 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.
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