Eliezer Yudkowsky speaks on the topic of "Friendly Artificial Intelligence" at The Singularity Summit 2011 was a TED-style two-day event at the historic 92nd Street Y in New York City. The next event will take place in San Francisco, on October 13 & 14, 2012. For more information, visit: http://www.singularitysummit.com
TechCrunch's Michael Arrington challenges the ethics of virtual goods offer providers and game publishers. At the end of the last panel for the Virtual Goods Summit, Arrington raised his questions to the panel. The room went silent. Anu Shukla from Offerpal Media gave her rather fiesty response. Oct. 24th 2009 - Westin Hotel.
Raised in Vancouver and Toronto, Severn Cullis-Suzuki has been camping and hiking all her life. When she was 9 she started the Environmental Children's Organization (ECO), a small group of children committed to learning and teaching other kids about environmental issues.
She is the daughter of the famous Environmental Scientist and Geneticist David Suzuki. Here in a video from her address to the UN Earth Summit (1992) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she silences and inspires on the issue of environmental destruction, poverty, wastes of war and the abuse of personal freedoms which she sees as unjust and a perfect example of those in charge not leading by example.
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