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  • Talking about Qualia with Federico Faggin

    How, in your opinion, the scientific attitude on the one hand and the artistic experience on the other, relate to the 'qualia', i.e. the perceptions and sensations through which conscious beings capture the quantum world? And which discipline, either art or science, is better able to communicate the qualia, i.e. to transfer sensations to the body so that they can be turned into decisions first and actions afterwards? “Qualia are fundamental to human existence: without qualia, we wouldn’t even...

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  • Become our Education and Learning Officer!

    Fondazione Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia seeks to appoint an Education and Learning Officer at Science Gallery Venice Post Summary Due to open its doors in 2020, Science Gallery Venice will be a dynamic new space for engaging young adults at the interface between science and the arts. The first space of its kind in Italy, Science Gallery Venice will deliver an innovative, ever-changing programme of exhibitions and events to engage 15-25 year olds at the dynamic interface between art and...

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  • Federico Faggin on The Nature of Consciousness

    “One day, robots will control the world” – “humans are the most complex machines on earth” – “robots can solve the most intricate problems in a better and more efficient way than men”. How many times have we heard those words, and how frustrating has it been the face to face (or face to monitor) with a computer with the awareness that the dispute had a designated winner since the beginning? In the last decades, scientists have been designing artificial intelligences by recreating the model of...

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  • WE ARE HIRING - Become SGV Managing Director!

    Fondazione Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia seeks to appoint a Managing Director at Science Gallery Venice Post Summary Due to open its doors in 2020, Science Gallery Venice will be a dynamic new space for engaging young adults at the interface between science and the arts. The first space of its kind in Italy, Science Gallery Venice will deliver an innovative, everchanging programme of exhibitions and events to engage 15- 25 year olds at the dynamic interface between art and science. As a...

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  • Meet our YOUNG VOICES BOARD!

    Young Voices are volunteers and gather on a regular basis to brainstorm with the staff in order to be able to launch the next activities in the most impactful way for the youngsters. They are our young ambassadors, thought provoking young leaders aiming to reach and attract peers. Now that we have activated the Board we are ready to open the doors to other passionate and motivated students. Meet the Board and join the programme!      

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