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Linguistics, Biology, and Computer Science student, VoIP engineer, writer, and artist
Cameo Wood is currently a student at Bennington College where she is completing her senior year. Her thesis work uses the work of Marvin Minsky, Apple Computer's Knowledge Navigator, and of course the seminal work of Neal Stephenson's "primer" in "The Diamond Age"., She was a student at Simon's Rock College of Bard where she studied linguistics with a cognitive science concentration. She recently had an internship at the Neurosciences Institute in La Jolla, California, and prior to that, she contributed to 'Privacy report to Japanese government’ with Lawrence Lessig and others. Miss. Wood was formerly the CTO of Free World Dialup and the Director of Operations at eDial before entering Bennington College as a freshman in 2002.
Her interests are in HCI, A.I., the philosophy of mind, and cognitive neuroscience. She recently spent a year working on swarm intelligence of temporal metagroups, has written an exploratory study. This year she is focusing more upon Robotics and philosophy of mind. She is most interested in understanding how to build robotics and user interfaces that foster meaningful relationships and communication between humans.
Cameo recently performed a version of the Turing Test called the Original Imitation Game test for the first time ever. A story on Wikinews discusses it in more detail: Simon's Rock College tests Alan Turing theories with 'Imitation Game' experiment
- http://people.simons-rock.edu/cameo/ -Cameo Wood's homepage at Simon's Rock
She is on Freenode as cameo
Cameo has only just begun contributing to Wikinews, thus far her contributions are:
|Original Stories||Story Research|
Interview is set for May 14, 2005, 9:30 AM at the Kellogg Music Center at Simon's Rock.
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