Science Among the Machines - Agenda

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Held at GV, Building 1489, 1489 Charleston Rd, Mountain View, CA 94043

8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
9:00 am Welcome/Intro David Krakauer, Santa Fe Institute President and Professor, and Graham Spencer, GV and SFI Trustee
9:20 am On ‘Understanding,’ in Humans and Machines Melanie Mitchell, Portland State University and SFI
9:40 am Mitchell - Discussion/Q&A
10:00 am The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Human Thinking Aaron Clauset, University of Colorado Boulder and SFI
10:20 am Clauset - Discussion/Q&A
10:40 am Break
11:10 am Modeling Social Organizations As Telecommunication Networks David Wolpert, Santa Fe Institute
11:30 am Wolpert - Discussion/Q&A
11:50 am I, Scientist Dave Bacon, Google
12:10 pm Bacon - Discussion/Q&A
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm A Microbial Map of the World: Our Largest Untapped Dataset Jessica Green, Phylagen, Inc., University of Oregon, and SFI
1:50 pm Green - Discussion/Q&A
2:10 pm Theories, Boundaries, Understanding Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Los Alamos National Laboratory and SFI
2:30 pm Bhattacharya - Discussion/Q&A
2:50 pm Break
3:20 pm What Do Biological Systems Compute: Lessons for Social System Engineering Jessica Flack, Santa Fe Institute
3:40 pm Flack - Discussion/Q&A
4:00 pm The Unpredicted: Where Newness Comes From, and What We Do When We Get It Simon DeDeo, Carnegie Mellon University and SFI
4:20 pm DeDeo - Discussion/Q&A
4:40 pm Wrap-up/Additional Q&A
5:00 pm Adjourn