FQXi Conference on Physics of Information

Talks from the FQXi 2014 International Conference. All presentations are copyrighted by the authors and may not be copied or distributed without prior written permission.

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Charles H. Bennett was unable to attend the conference but kindly shared his slides.
  • Charles H. Bennett: The monogamy of entanglement, the ambiguity of the past, and the complexity of the present slides



INTRO SESSION
  • Panel: PERSPECTIVES ON INFORMATION



CLOSING SESSION
  • Ian Durham slides video

  • Raphael Bousso and Carlo Rovelli: Reverse Debate video



USING INFORMATION TO MEASURE AND MINUPULATE
  • Andrew Briggs slides video

  • Anton Zeilinger slides video

  • Gerardo Adesso slides video

  • Panel: WHAT'S QUANTUM INFORMATION REALLY GOOD FOR?



MEASURING AND MANIPULATING INFORMATION
  • Raymond Laflamme slides video

  • Scott Aaronson slides video

  • Caslav Brukner slides video

  • Panel: WHAT CAN AND CAN'T BE PREDICTED IN COMPUTATIONAL, QUANTUM, OR RELATIVISTIC SYSTEMS?



INFORMATION AND COSMOLOGY
  • Sean Carroll slides video

  • Alan Guth

  • Yasunori Nomura slides

  • Panel: WHAT CAN WE KNOW AND PREDICT, AND HOW, IN A SUPERLARGE UNIVERSE?



INFORMATION IN QUANTUM GRAVITATIONAL SYSTEMS
  • Seth Lloyd video

  • Raphael Bousso slides video

  • Carlo Rovelli slides video

  • Panel: FIREWALLS, YEA OR NEA?



MIND, BRAIN, AND INFORMATION
  • Christof Koch and Giulio Tononi slides

  • Max Tegmark slides

  • Panel: WHAT IS CONCIOUSNESS?



BIOLOGICAL AND COMPLEX SYSTEMS
  • Paul Davies slides video

  • Anita Goel

  • Susanne Still slides

  • Panel: IS THERE FREE WILL?



SCIENCE AND SOCIETY
  • Panel: HOW CAN WE MANAGE EXISTENTIAL RISK?

  • Panel: HOW CAN BIG-PICTURE SCIENCE HELP SOCIETY, AND VICE-VERSA?