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John Brockman's newly released book Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking 
at AI is the springboard for this Seminar on Artificial Intelligence.  Brockman 
will interview several of the contributors to the book--Rodney Brooks, Alison 
Gopnik and Stuart Russell.  Following the interviews, Kevin Kelly will host the 
Q&A and discussion with the group.

John Brockman, a literary agent specializing in science, is founder and 
publisher of the online salon Edge.org, a website devoted to discussions of 
cutting-edge science by many of the world's foremost thinkers.

Rodney Brooks is a computer scientist and roboticist, former Director 
(1997-2007) of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and founder of 
Rethink Robotics and iRobot Corp.

Alison Gopnik is a professor of psychology and affiliate professor of 
philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley. Her areas of expertise 
are in cognitive and language development, with specialties in the effect of 
language on thought, the development of a theory of mind, and causal learning.

Stuart Russell is a computer scientist focused on artificial intelligence and 
computational physiology. He is a Professor of Computer Science at the 
University of California, Berkeley and Adjunct Professor of Neurological 
Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.

"Possible Minds," John Brockman, SFJAZZ Center, Hayes Valley, San Francisco, 
7pm, Monday February 25.  The show starts promptly at 7:30pm.

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