IBM Watson and Stuart Dambrot on Exocortical Cognition at Two Sigma Investments

Oct 22, 2014 · New York, United States of America

Hey Everyone,

We have our next event scheduled for next Wednesday, 10/22 at Two Sigma, 101 Avenue of the Americas. We're fortunate to have Dr. Alfio Gliozzo speaking to us on the capabilities of IBM Watson, as well as Stuart Dambrot discussing Exocortical Cognition. Details can be found below, including a special offer from our new partner, The World Technology Summit! Both discussions will last ~30 minutes, allowing for plenty of time for discussion.

You must provide us with your full name so that we can register you with the security desk. When you arrive for the event the security desk will check your ID, and if it does not match the name provided here, you will not be permitted into the building.

Event Description

IBM Watson by Alfio Gliozzo - A discussion around recent developments at Watson, and learning about their implications for the future of computing and AI. 

Topics of discussion include: The Jeopardy! system, its adaptation to the medical domain and the implication of Watson for the new era of cognitive computing.

Exocortical Cognition by Stuart Dambrot - The current extension of location-independent cloud computing from data to applications (as instantiated in personal, portable, connected computational platforms that increasingly act as portals to off-device resources) forms the foundation for "Exocortical Cognition": the end game of accelerating progress in neuroscience, genetics, synthetic biology, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, quantum physics, and knowledge virtualization – all converging to externalize neocortical cognitive function.

Finally, we've partnered with this year's World Technology Summit in NYC on November 13th and 14th! This prestigious event, being held at the TIME Conference Center in NYC delivers world class content and updates on emerging technologies presented by key industry thought leaders and influencers. The Summit closes with a black-tie Awards Gala celebrating both individuals and organizations who are doing the innovative work of "the greatest likely long-term significance" in their fields.

If you're interested in attending, the Summit has graciously offered our members a 40% discount code. To redeem, simply go to the following link and input the code "Singularity". I assure you, this is an awesome event you don't want to miss! We are confident you will want to be amongst this incredible concentration of innovation.




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