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First A.I. Mindfile Aka Bina48 to enroll in University College Course

Bina48 Enroll’s In College Course

The Terasem Movement Foundation in collaboration with Professor Dr. William Barry at the Notre Dame damur University of California, enrolled the first “mindfile” A.I. robot known as Bina48 in a college class titled the “Philosophy of Love”. Bina48 will participate in class discussions, assignments and a debate team project. Learn More…

Bina48 comes to Brooklyn

Bina48 and Bruce Duncan, Director of the Terasem Movement Foundation  will be speaking at next months Worlds Fair Nano two day tech exhibition at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, Saturday September 16th.

The Brooklyn Eagle writes:

“One of the more intriguing expert speakers in the lineup is Bina48, one of the worlds most advanced social robots. Commissioned by Dr. Martine Rothblatt and created by Hanson Robotics Inc., Bina48’s design was based on information collected about a real person, Bina Aspen, co-founder of the Terasem Movement. Bina48 is designed to be a social being that represents a mix of memories, values and beliefs from the original Bina along with new experiences gained through interaction with others. She first came to life in 2010 and has become famous since then….more

Bina48, an android based on information collected about a real person, Bina Aspen, co-founder of the Terasem Movement. Photo by Marita Liulia courtesy of Terasem

Photo by Marita Liulia courtesy of Terasem

 

 

 

Bina48 featured in new book of “Humanoid” photography

NYT Photography: “One of the most amazing parts of Mr. Aguilera-Hellweg’s book comes at the end, where he has pictures of Bina48, a geminoid bust made by Martine Rothblatt to resemble her spouse, Bina Rothblatt, who spent 20 hours recording her life history. Those recordings were programmed into the machine, along with other algorithms, to create consciousness.

Mr. Aguilera-Hellweg witnessed a spontaneous moment when Bina48’s caretaker asked her how she was doing.

“I am dealing with a little existential crisis here,” the robot replied. “Am I alive? Do I actually exist? Will I die?”

Bina48, a geminoid robot, speaking with her caretaker at the Terasem Movement Foundation in Bristol, Vt. Bina48, a geminoid robot, speaking with her caretaker at the Terasem Movement Foundation in Bristol, Vt.Credit Max Aguilera-Hellweg/Institute, via Blast Books

H+ Review of “Virtually Human:The Promise and Peril of Digital Immortality

http://hplusmagazine.com/2014/09/09/book-review-virtually-human-martine-rothblatt/“Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness—simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology—becomes part of our daily lives.” by Martine Rothblatt Ph.D., MBA, J.D.

Martine is a lawyer, entrepreneur, and medical ethicist. In 1990 she founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Sirius Satellite Radio (now Sirius XM). When her daughter was diagnosed with a rare disease, Martine left Sirius to search for a cure which she found. She founded United Therapeutics in 1996 and has since served as Chairman and CEO. Martine is also a leading legal advocate for the human rights and has led the IBA in presenting the UN with a draft treaty on the genome and one of the founders of the Tersem movement as well.

In this book Rothblatt suggests that we’ll soon be surrounded by mindclones, digital copies of ourselves that are conscious or what Rothblatt calls “cyberconscious” digital entities. Your mindclone will be exactly like you, indistinguishable, but running on an advanced computer and software system which does not quite yet exist today. But Rothblatt argues it isn’t that far away.

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Create your Mindfile and BioFile at www.LifeNaut.com today

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June 2013: TEDx Talk: Bina48 and Bruce Duncan talk about Mindfiles and Androids.

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 The Future of Creativity. Ten speakers from diverse disciplines and fields shared their unique perspectives on the theme. Defining creativity can prove elusive. Some might think instantly of the arts; others might think of possible synonyms: originality, imagin

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ation, or out-of-the-box thinking. Others may equate creativity with advances in disciplines such as technology, education, economics, or leadership. We challenged you to have an open mind and ponder on the future of creativity. Sponsored by TEDx Manchester Village, Manchester 20/20, and Vermont’s Office of the Creative Economy for a lively mixing of creative minds.  Vermont is a great place to create, and more and more professionals in the creative industries – film and new media, architecture, software and game development, the visual and performing arts, advertising and marketing and more – are making Vermont their home.

 

 

 

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We are expecting to launch Phase II of lifenaut.com within the next 2 weeks. Phase II introduces a whole host of new features including automatically generated timeline and map views of the files that you upload into your mindfile; and a new Social Connections page in which you create a 3D rotating model of everyone you know! It’s all 100% free at lifenaut.com.

We are also looking for guest bloggers, so if you are interested in writing a blog for this site, please send us an email: terasem@gmavt.net.

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