July 21, 2014

8:02 PM | Translation: Pasteur Wuz Here
Last week I hopped on a flight and went to visit a good friend in Paris! I saw all the usual haunts--Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Sacre-Coeur, Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Musée d'Orsay ... but the most important landmark to me, of course, was on a little-known street in the southwest of Paris that I had to flag down a native in order to find ... and yes, I genuflected a bit when I got there.

July 07, 2014

3:43 PM | Workshop talk – Methods for scaling neural computation
A couple of months ago I gave a talk at the Neuro-Inspired Computational Elements (NICE) workshop, about the use of cortical microcircuits for adaptation in the prediction and control problems. The talk was recorded, and here is a link: Ignore the fire alarm that gets pulled in the first minute, the actual talk starts […]

June 30, 2014

4:40 PM | James S. McDonnell Foundation Understanding Human Cognition Scholar Award
Todd has been selected to receive a 2014 James S. McDonnell Foundation Understanding Human Cognition Scholar Award. Many thanks to the James S. McDonnell Foundation for their generous support of our research.
4:22 PM | Anna Coenen receives CogSci 2014 Marr Award
Congratulations to Anna Coenen who received notification that her Cognitive Science 2014 paper was selected for the Marr Award! The Marr Award, named in honour of the late David Marr, is given annually to the best student paper at the Cognitive Science conference.

June 25, 2014

5:50 PM | My Review Of "The Making of Miasma" by Henry Escaya Is Live At Strange Horizons
I wrote a review of "The Making of Miasma", a near-future SFF novel, and it's up now at Strange Horizons. They have loads more reviews of recent books and movies--so please do check them out!
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