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Stanford LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous)

EVT 519
Oct 5—Dec 14
7:00 pm
M114, Alway Building
Status: No Registration Required
LASER is a national program, founded in 2008 by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi under the aegis of Leonardo/ISAST, which brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, presents artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts. People in the audience are also encouraged to briefly introduce their own work. For more information, please visit lasertalks.com.

Speakers for the October 5 LASER event include:

Carrie Hott (Media Artist) on "Nets for the Unweighable: a Brief History of Nets"

Maya Ackerman (Computational Creativity/Santa Clara University) on "An Introduction to Computational Creativity"

Michael Snyder (Genomics/Stanford)

Mikey Siegel (Consciousness Technologist) on "Can We Hack Consciousness Itself?"

Speakers for the December 14 LASER event include:

Jan Rindfleisch (Author)

Steve Omohundro (A.I. and Blockchain researcher) on "Blockchain For a Society Based on the Truth"

Melissa Day (San Jose State University)

Denise Gigante (Literature/Stanford) on "William Blake and Life Science"

This program series is co-sponsored by the Office of Science Outreach, The Art Institute, the Deans of Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Medicine, and Research at Stanford, and Stanford Continuing Studies.
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