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AlifeXII Media Coverage

August 19-23 2010 University of Southern Denmark was the host of the 12th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems - AlifeXII.

During these 5 days 250 scientists from all over the world gather to discuss living and life-like systems.

Below is an overview of the media coverage.

Artificial life - so far

It´s just a matter of time before we are able to create artificial life. Several international scientific teams are competing to solve the monopoly of nature. This week they met at University of Southern Denmark, Odense.

Professor Steen Rasmussen participates in this feature article.

Read the article here (in dansih only)

Forsker i kunstigt liv

How is artificial life created? And how can we use it? Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in a feature on the national danish television TV2Fyn.

See the feature here. (in danish only)

Artificial life will save Venice

Associate professor Martin Hanczyc from University of Southern Denmark participates in a feature article at videnskab.dk on how artificial life can participate to save Venice.

videnskab.dk is the leading danish website that promotes scientific findings to the public.

Read the article here (in danish only).

Is a Borg artificial life - or is it just artificial?

If you are half human, half machine - like the Borgs in Star Trek - what are you then? The scientists at AlifeXII discussed what can be perceived as artificial life and what not.

Read the article here (in danish only).

Have you spoken with your robot today?

Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in an interview in the danish news paper Fyens Stiftstiende (in paper and danish only).

Organic robots

Associate professor Martin Hanczyc and Professor Steen Rasmussen from University of Southern Denmark participates in a feature article on the future options for artificial life and  living technology.