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Speaking at Cambridge University on Darwin and the Machine

I am excited to be travelling down to Cambridge University this week to participate in the Histories of Artificial Intelligence Winter Symposium. I will be presenting a talk entitled Darwin and the Machine: Evolutionary influences in 19th and early 20th century visions of superintelligent AI, and their relevance today.

The symposium takes place over 14-15 December.

The talk will draw on sections of my book Rise of the Self-Replicators: Early Visions of Machines, AI and Robots That Can Reproduce and Evolve.

Slides for the presentation in Cambridge can be viewed here.