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Evolving Living Creatures for the Beach

Martin Pelikan has posted a very interesting TED talk by Theo Jansen on his efforts to create autonomous wind-powered machines. You can find more (including the TED videos) in his Medal blog post.

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GECCO 2008 deadline extended to January 30th

I just got an email from the GECCO 2008 organizers extending the deadline till January 30th, 2008.

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GECCO 2008 Deadline

The deadline for the next Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO 2008) is approaching. Januray 16, 2008 is the date. Get ready!

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UC Berkeley full lectures on YouTube

Via Slashdot I found the announcement that UC Berkeley is uploading full lectures to YouTube.

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Kumara has just left Urbana-Champaign

Kumara leaving Urbana Today at 8am, Kumara headed for Portland where Intel is waiting for him. Today at 8am, Urbana is a bit empty.

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Alwyn Barry changing jobs

This is an excerpt from Alwyn Barry‘s web page (Thanks Pier Luca for pointing it out). Most people who know me will be aware that I am changing job shortly. I will be leaving the University of Bath from 30th … Continue reading

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Live from the Engineer of the Future

I am sitting at the workshop on the Engineer of the Future hosted at NCSA. The workshop is part of the ETSI lecture series organized by Michael Loui and David E. Goldberg. The talks so far are very interesting. Hard … Continue reading

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YouTube for science = SciVee

The National Science Foundation, Public Library of Science and the San Diego Supercomputing Center have released what people has started calling “YouTube for scientists”, SciVee. You can upload your research papers, accompanied by a video where they describe the work … Continue reading

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GECCO 2007 keynote event video now available

The video of the GECCO 2007 keynote event is now available here: http://www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/p.bentley/evodebate.html

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E2K blog has moved

The E2K blog has moved. You can reach it at http://dita.ncsa.uiuc.edu/e2k/

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