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This page was created to help distribute the materials of the meetings of the Bryn Mawr College Emergence Group. Please email Mark Kuperberg (Swarthmore) if you have any problems, questions, or comments.

2006

  1. Wednesday, Jan 18, 2006: Discussion leader: Mark Kuperberg
    Participants: Mark Kuperberg, Alan Baker, Mark Lyttek, Wil Franklin, Rich Wicentowski, Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Al Albano, Flora Shepard, Katie Kemezis, Anne Dalke, Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Lisa Benson, Benjamin Blonder, Doug Blank (16)
    Presentation material:
    Misinformation Networks
    Source reading: The Market for News
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
  2. Wednesday, Jan 25, 2006: Discussion leader: Laura Blankenship
    Participants: Laura Blankenship, Doug Blank, Paul Grobstein, Wil Franklin, Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Flora Shepard, Katie Kemezis, Benjamin Blonder, Lisa Benson, Rich Wicentowski, Mark Kuperberg, Alan Baker, Al Albano, Rebekah Baglini, Anne Dalke (16)
    Presentation material:
    Blogging, Social Software, and Emergence
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
  3. Wednesday, Feb 01, 2006: Discussion leader: Sandy Schram
    Title: Globalization: discourse, circular causality and the self-fulfilling prophecy of welfare state retrenchment
    Presentation material:
    Links from Sandy Schram's discussion
    Participants: Sandy Schram, Laura Blankenship, Doug Blank, Paul Grobstein, Wil Franklin, Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Benjamin Blonder, Lisa Benson, Mark Kuperberg, Alan Baker, Al Albano, Rebekah Baglini, Anne Dalke, Karen Greif, Arlington G. Wilson, Daniel Klothe, Another Student (18)
  4. Wednesday, Feb 08, 2006: Discussion leader: Paul Grobstein
    Title:
    Growth Points (?) in Emerging Emergence: Evolution, Architecture, Story Telling, and Generativity
    Participants: Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Al Albano, Anne Dalke, Mark Kuperberg, Paul Grobstein, George Wilson, Doug Blank, Wil Franklin, Sandy Schram, Rich Wicentowski, Laura Blankenship, Alan Baker (13)
  5. Wednesday, Feb 15, 2006: Discussion leader: Paul Grobstein
    Presentation material:
    Growth Points (?) in Emerging Emergence: Evolution, Architecture, Story Telling, and Generativity continuing
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356#18064
    Participants: Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Al Albano, Anne Dalke, Mark Kuperberg, Paul Grobstein, George Wilson, Doug Blank, Wil Franklin, Sandy Schram, Rich Wicentowski (11)
  6. Wednesday, Feb 22, 2006: Discussion leader: Anne Dalke
    Discussion materials:
    Participants: Anne Dalke, Doug Blank, Paul Grobstein, Lisa Benson, Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, George Wilson, Al Albano, Rebekah Baglini, Wil Franklin, Sandy Schram, Flora Shepard, Julia Wise, Mark Kuperberg (14)
  7. Wednesday, Mar 01, 2006: Discussion leader: Ronni Sadovsky
    Lecture notes:
    The Virtue of Stubborn Conviction: Ethics Through the Lens of Emergence
    Participants: Paul Grobstein, Julia Wise, Alan Baker, Ben Blonder, Daniel Klthe, Doug Blank, David Chudzicki, Lisa Benson, Mikio Akagi, Al Albano, Karen Greif, Rich Wicentowski, Arlington George Wilson, Ronni Sadovsy (14)
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
  8. Wednesday, Mar 08, 2006: Spring Break!
  9. Wednesday, Mar 15, 2006: Discussion leader: Rich Wicentowski
    Participants: Rich Wicentowski, Paul Grobstein, Sandy Schram, Anne Dalke, Julia Wise, Mikio Akagi, Ronni Sadovsky, David Chudzicki, Lisa Benson, Mark Kuperberg, George Wilson, Karen Greif, Al Albano, Ben Blonder, Doug Blank (15)
  10. Wednesday, Mar 22, 2006: Discussion leader: Rich Wicentowski
  11. Wednesday, Mar 29, 2006: Discussion leader: Al Albano
    Participants: Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Lisa Benson, David Chudzicki, Alan Baker, Ben Blonder, George Wilson, Rebeka Baglini, Mark Kuperberg, Rich Wicentowski, Doug Blank, Al Albano, Anne Dalke, Paul Grobstein, Sandy Schram (15)
  12. Wednesday, Apr 05, 2006: Discussion leader: Alan Baker
    Participants: Anne Dalke, Paul Grobstein, Mikio Akagi, Nicholas Buttino, Rebekah Baglini, Rich Wicentowski, David Harrison, Mark Kuperberg, Benjamin Blonder, David Chodzicki, Lisa Benson, Julia Cohen, Ronni Sadovsky, Andrew Dale, Bradford Taylor, Brian Chen, Todd Friedman, George Wilson, Doug Blank, Al Albano, Sandy Schram, Alan Baker, Geoffrey Compton, Julia Wise (24)
  13. Wednesday, Apr 12, 2006: Discussion leader: George Wilson
    Participants: Mark Kuperberg, Alan Baker, David Chudzicki, Sandy Schram, Anne Dalke, Mark Mai, Lisa Benson, Al Albano, Paul Grobstein, Daniel Klothe, Nicholas Buttino, Doug Blank, Cherl Nunes, Jennesco Calvo-Friedman, George Wilson, Todd Friedman (16).
  14. Wednesday, Apr 19, 2006: Discussion leader: Ken Whang
    Presentation material:
    Neural populations, Dimension reduction, & Models
    Participants: Anne Dalke, Deepak Kumar, David Chudzicki, Ronnie Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Lisa Benson, Savannah Sullivan, Al Albano, Jeff Sullivan, Alan Baker, Mark Kuperberg, Ben Blonder, Nicholas Butino, Rich Wicentowski, Doug Blank, Tim Burke, Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Bryan Kang, Ken Whang (20).
  15. Wednesday, Apr 26, 2006:
  16. Wednesday, May 3, 2006:
  17. Tuesday, May 9, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Doug Blank
    Presentation material:
    We Don't Need No Stinkin Rules!
    Participants, Apr 26: Anne Dalke, Lisa Benson, Benjamin Blonder, George Wilson, Lisa Meeden, Ronni Sadovsky, Sandy Schram, Rich Wicentowski, Mark Kuperberg, Alan Baker, Deepak Kumar, Al Albano, Mikio Akagi, Karen Grief, Tim Burke, Paul Grobstein, Doug Blank (17).
    Particpants, May 3: Anne Dalke, Al Albano, Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Mark Kuperberg, Rich Wicentowski, George Wilson, Sandy Schram, Lisa Benson, Ronni Sadovsky, Mikio Akagi, Tim Burke, Doug Blank (13).
    Participants, May 9: Anne Dalke, Lisa Benson, Ronni Sadovsky, Mark Kuperberg, Alan Baker, Sandy Schram, George Wilson, Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Al Albano, Doug Blank, Deepak Kumar (12).
  18. Tuesday, May 16, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Ronnie Sadovsky
    Presentation material: Some issues with an example of robot generalization
    Participants: Anne Dalke, Al Albano, Rebekah Baglini, Rich Wicentowski, Mark Kuperberg, George Wilson, Karen Greif, Alan Baker, Paul Grobstein, David Chudzicki, Nicholas Buttino, Lisa Benson, Doug Blank, Steph Blank, Thad Blank, Leslie McTavish, Julia Ferraioli, Mikio Akagi, Ronni Sadovsky (19).
  19. Tuesday, May 23, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Tim Burke
    Presentation material:
  20. Tuesday, May 30, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Karen Greif
    Presentation material:
  21. Tuesday, June 6, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Alan Baker
    Presentation material:
  22. Tuesday, June 13, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Paul Grobstein
    Presentation material:
  23. Tuesday, June 20, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Mikio Akagi
    Presentation material:
  24. Tuesday, June 27, 2006:
    Discussion leader: George Wilson
    Presentation material:
  25. Tuesday, July 4, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Open
    Presentation material:
  26. Tuesday, July 11, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Lisa Benson
    Presentation material:
  27. Tuesday, July 18, 2006:
    Discussion leader: Mark Kuperberg
    Presentation material:
    Participants: Mark Kuperberg, Anne Dalke, David Chudzicki, Ronni Sadovsky, Rich Wicentowski

2005

  1. Wednesday, Sep 7, 2005: How do you solve a problem like a Capra?, Part 1 Discussion leader: Alan Baker
    Participants: Alan Baker, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Paul Grobstein, Mark Kuperberg, Doug Blank, Deepak Kumar, Anne Dalke, Tim Burke, Rob Wozniak. (10)
    Source reading:
    skeptical-emergence.pdf
    Handout: capra-handout.doc
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-09-07.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-09-07.mp3
  2. Wednesday, Sep 14, 2005: How do you solve a problem like a Capra?, Part 2 Discussion leader: Alan Baker
    Participants: Alan Baker, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Mark Kuperberg, Doug Blank, Tim Burke, Rob Wozniak, Anne Dalke, Drew Mirante. (9)
    Source reading: skeptical-emergence.pdf
    Handout: capra-handout.doc
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-09-14.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-09-14.mp3
  3. Wednesday, Sep 21, 2005: Nagel on Emergence Discussion leader: Rob Wozniak
    Participants: Rob Wozniak, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Mark Kuperberg, Anne Dalke, Deepak Kumar, Richard Wicentowski, Doug Blank, Paul Grobstein, Drew Mirante. (10)
    Source reading: Reduction.Theories.pdf
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-09-21.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-09-21.mp3
  4. Wednesday, Sep 28, 2005: Emergence in Emergencies Discussion leader: Tim Burke
    Participants: Tim Burke, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Mark Kuperberg, Anne Dalke, Alan Baker, Deepak Kumar, Richard Wicentowski, Jan Trembley, Doug Blank, Paul Grobstein, Drew Mirante. (12)
    Source reading: http://weblogs.swarthmore.edu/burke/?page_id=106
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-09-28.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-09-28.mp3
  5. Wednesday, Oct 5, 2005: Lines in the sand: An update Discussion leader: Paul Grobstein
    Participants: Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Mark Kuperberg, Anne Dalke, Doug Blank, Drew Mirante. (7)
    Source reading: Intelligent Design and the Story of Evolution: No Need for Drawing Lines in the Sand---An Update
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=360
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-10-05.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-10-05.mp3
  6. Wednesday, Oct 19, 2005: Lines in the sand: An update, continued Discussion leader: Paul Grobstein
    Participants: Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Anne Dalke, Doug Blank, Drew Mirante, Deepak Kumar. (7)
    Source reading: Intelligent Design and the Story of Evolution: No Need for Drawing Lines in the Sand---An Update
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=360
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-10-19.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-10-19.mp3
  7. Wednesday, Oct 26, 2005: Emergent Sustainability Discussion leader: Ted Wong
    Participants: Ted Wong, Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Anne Dalke, Doug Blank, Rob Wozinak. (7)
    Source reading:
    http://emergent.brynmawr.edu/emergent/EmergentSustainability
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-10-26.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-10-26.mp3
  8. Wednesday, Nov 9, 2005: The Emergence and (continuing) Evolution of the Story of Story Telling Discussion leader: Paul Grobstein
    Participants: Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Anne Dalke, Doug Blank, Drew Mirante, Tim Burke. (7)
    Background reading:
    The Novelist and the Neurobiologist: A Conversation About Story Telling
    Source reading: The Emergence and (continuing) Evolution of the Story of Story Telling
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-11-09.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-11-09.mp3
  9. Wednesday, Nov 16, 2005: The Emergence and (continuing) Evolution of the Story of Story Telling Discussion leader: Paul Grobstein
    Participants: Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif, Wil Franklin, Anne Dalke, Doug Blank, Deepak Kumar. (7)
    Background reading:
    The Novelist and the Neurobiologist: A Conversation About Story Telling
    Source reading: The Emergence and (continuing) Evolution of the Story of Story Telling
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-11-16.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-11-16.mp3
  10. Wednesday, Dec 7, 2005: Discussion leader:
    Participants: Anne Dalke, Jan Trembley, Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif (7)
    Source reading:

    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
  11. Wednesday, Dec 14, 2005: Discussion leader: Anne Dalke
    Participants: Anne Dalke, Sandy Schram, Radcliffe Edmonds, Jan Trembley, Doug Blank, Paul Grobstein, Karen Greif (7)
    Source reading:
    Emerging From "The End of Ethics?"
    Forum: http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/forum/viewforum.php?forum_id=356
    Streaming MP3: emergence-2005-12-14.m3u
    Downloadable MP3: emergence-2005-12-14.mp3



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