Check out our Distinguished Lecture Series for 2021! Here's an overview: 29 April: Peter Dayan (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen) 27 May: Antje Nuthmann (University of Kiel) 24 June: Talia Konkle (Harvard University) 28 October: Cameron Buckner (University of Houston) 25 November: Iain Couzin (Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior/University of Konstanz) 16 December: Lars Chittka (Queen Mary, University of London) You
Switch on your TVs this Sunday 9 May at 7:30pm for the new episode of popular science show TERRA-X with Harald Lesch, featuring SCIoI members David Bierbach and Jens Krause who will be discussing collective intelligence in fish (click here to watch). The full episode can also be viewed now or anytime on the ZDF archives by
Because of severe IT issues with the TU Berlin server, our cluster has been experiencing restrictions in its IT services since Friday 30 April. This means that, for the time being, none of the TU Berlin email accounts are working. This also affects many of the scioi.de and scioi.org accounts. If you have been sending emails to
Girls’ Day/Mädchen-Zukunftstag, happening digitally on 22 April, provides school girls around Germany with a day of informative activities aimed at guiding them in their career choices, focusing on career paths where women are usually underrepresented. Every year, enterprises, universities, and research centers are invited to organize an open day for girls. For Girls' Day 2021, SCIoI member
New paper: Computer vs humans as a source of information in teaching environments. Who do we trust more?
Although we often don’t notice, we interact with robots on a daily basis: from the popular “virtual home assistants” answering our questions about the weather to the navigator apps guiding us around our cities, computer voices accompany us wherever we go. But how do our mind really perceive them? Do we really trust them? A study
Five young researchers from across Africa have joined SCIoI this month for a fully funded fellowship The Global South Exchange Program (GSEP) was initiated by Science of Intelligence in order to grant fully funded scientific fellowships to Master’s level students from across Africa who wish to gain research experience in a subject of their interest within our
Brain Awareness Week is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. It unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every year. This year, Brain Awareness Week takes place on 15–19 March, and SCIoI will be participating with two events: The
Joint Project of The Clusters of Excellence »Matters of Activity« And »Science of Intelligence«: Wenn Materie lebendig wird New Funding For Experimental Laboratories of Science Communication from The Berlin University Alliance One of the core objectives of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA) lies in strengthening the multidirectional exchange of knowledge between universities and other important figures and stakeholders.
Starting this year, SCIoI will be joining the Berlin Center for Computational Neuroscience and the Berlin School of Mind and Brain in the organization of the Winter School "Ethics of Neuroscience and AI" (8–12 March 2021) For more than a decade, the Winter School Ethics and Neuroscience, organized jointly by Berlin's Bernstein Centre for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN)
There's one more reason not to miss this year's edition of TEDxHUBerlin on 17 April 2021: it features our member Dimitri Coelho Mollo! The event, called "AI: A Tough Love" explores the connection between the calculating machine and the human being, and attempts to understand in what ways do the worlds of humans, nature, and technology collide. Throughout