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I'm doing a talk and book launch event in Central London on the 11th of October Tuesday 7pm at the October Gallery, the Club Room. 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL London, United Kingdom

It will be live streamed either on YouTube or using Facebook's facility (more details closer to the time) so you'll be able to tune in on the Internet wherever you are.

I'll be talking about the latest developments with the Fractal Brain Theory, especially in relation to AI, the Technological Singularity and an ancient idea known as the Perfect or Universal Language. But I'll be covering a lot more besides.

The overall theme of the talk is Apocalypse in every sense of the word, but most of all in its literally meaning i.e. Greek for 'the unveiling of the hidden thing'. So an apocalypse of ideas meets the so called 'apocalypse for nerds' (i.e. AI the Technological Singularity), meets an unveiling of the hidden or esoteric religion in the form of the Perfect or Universal Language, meets the apocalypse of William Blake, and also the apocalypse in the darker sense of the expression, that is in relation to the idea of global ecological and environmental collapse, also in conjunction with the pieces of the world geopolitical chess board seeming to line up for a wider conflict and perhaps even World War III, in and around Syria. All these apocalypses are completely intertwined and interrelated to one another, it will be made very clear in the presentation.

Copies of the new book will be on sale and there'll also be a couple of copies to give away for free, I'll organise a raffle or something like that.

If anyone knows people working at Google DeepMind then tell them to come along and bring Demis. The venue is only 10 minutes walk from DeepMind HQ. The talk and the book is about the future of their industry and they'll find it most relevant.

The book is available to buy now online at this link:

http://www.lulu.com/shop/wai-tsang/the-fractal-brain-theory/paperback/product-22822871.html

Or to get a signed copy paypal me in Pounds Sterling at wai.tsang69@gmail.com with your full postal address, for UK buyers the total will be £30, USA buyers total will be £39 Pounds Sterling, EU europe total £35. Other locations please email me for the total cost.

Last year's release, 'Quest' is now available on Amazon.com in both print and kindle ebook format. Type 'Quest Tsang' to find it. The new book will not be coming out in ebook format.
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The Fractal Brain Theory book is finished! I've got the first few proof copies back from the printer and it looks great, Will take delivery of first print run early next week.

It's 530 pages long, so is quite a big book. I was going to write three separate books, one on the brain and mind, the other two on genomics/evolution and artificial intelligence; but I've ended combining all three books into a single volume. As a result it's taken far longer than intended, but is a lot more extensive and covers a lot of ground.

The main subject of the book is of course the brain and mind, but there is a very big idea contained within it, which is that the genome and DNA works exactly as a tiny fractal brain during ontogenesis, i.e. control of biological development, and also evolutionary processes work exactly as learning and creativity in the brain. A lot of existing ideas are brought together into a single unified theory, which leads to a powerful new way of looking at AI and doing whole brain emulation.The last 80 pages focus exclusively on AI, but in a sense the entire book is about AI because all the way through the brain, mind, genome, ontogenesis and evolution, is interpreted in information processing terms. The book contains answers to some of the major AI problems which have remained intractable for decades. If you're working in AI or machine learning you'll get a lot from the long final chapter.

I've mainly avoided using mathematical formulas to make things as accessible as possible, and have strived to make things easy to understand, so as a result the book contains tons of new diagrams, over 130, which communicate a lot of things in a direct, easy to grasp and visual way. The difficulty level overall is that of a popular science book, if you can follow my lectures then you won't have too many problems understanding the new concepts. And there are lots of new ideas contained in this book, the Fractal Brain Theory has really progressed in the past couple of years. It has essentially become a unified theory of brain, mind, genomics, ontogenesis, evolution, artificial intelligence, linguistics. discrete mathematics and formal axiomatic systems.

It's a fair size book and quite weighty, so unfortunately airmail costs are quite high. The brexit drop in pound sterling makes the book cheaper, but overseas postal costs have become more expensive. Cost of postage for UK first class is £4.45, USA airmail is £13, Europe is £8.30 and Australia is £18! For postage price of your locale see http://www.royalmail.com/price-finder, enter small parcel and weight 0.85 kg.

Because airmail cost is so high it might be better to use the print on demand option by visiting this link,

http://www.lulu.com/shop/wai-tsang/the-fractal-brain-theory/paperback/product-22822871.html

it's exactly the same product except it'll be printed more locally, including in the US and Australia. You'll save a lot on postage cost and get the book in the same time it takes to airmail, but it won't be a signed copy which will have to come direct from me. Also they process credit cards which I don't.

To buy from a signed copy paypal me in Pounds Sterling at wai.tsang69@gmail.com with your full postal address, for UK buyers the total will be £30, USA buyers total will be £39, EU europe total £35 and for Australia I'll accept £40. For other locations use postal cost link above, and add £26 to the figure it returns, if you're not sure email me your paypal email address and I'll send you a paypal invoice.
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I got that post here : https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1054297418010961&set=a.157784627662249.34009.100002921391538&type=3
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"Human memory has holographic properties, which may be related to resonance. To avoid becoming some creature’s lunch, thinking requires speed. A realistic memory model needs to account for how quickly we know we don’t know. It is hard to understand how you could suppress resonant circuits in the brain. Our thoughts are highly metaphorical, which relates well to resonance."
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'La mémoire humaine a des propriétés holographiques, qui peuvent être liées à la résonance. Pour éviter de devenir le repas de prédateurs, la pensée exige de la vitesse. Un modèle de mémoire réaliste doit tenir compte de la rapidité avec laquelle nous savons que nous ne savons pas. Il est difficile de comprendre comment vous pourriez supprimer des circuits résonnants dans le cerveau. Nos pensées sont très métaphorique, qui se rapporte bien à la résonance'.
C'est la théorie sur le cerveau de notre ami Way H. Tsang qui vient d'écrire un livre sur sa conception holographique de notre organe de conception de la pensée.
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Here's the video of a talk I did last month about the past, present and future of psychedelics and entheogens. There seems to be a growing interest in this area right now. Some very controversial topics are discussed here. See link ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpPRiTKv8Gw
The Fractal Brain Theory book is almost finished, it's over 400 pages now, royal size format 43 lines per page, with over a 100 diagrams, so will be a fair sized book. Most of the chapters are completely done, the others mostly finished. It became an expanded project so has taken much longer than originally planned, there are entire chapters 40 pages plus on ontogenesis, evolutionary theory, recursive self modification and AI. Two other chapters which are more mathematics and computer science but with loads of diagrams to make things easy to understand. Overall it will present a seamless integration of neuroscience, genomics, maths and AI, a completely unified outlook. Also it will contain literally dozens of completely new, original and significant ideas.
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The next talk is in London Central St Martins on the 16th Feb, it's already completely booked out but they do nice video and sound captures of the presentations which go up on their website, see http://www.londonlaser.net/

The following week I'll be doing the same presentation in Oxford UK, Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville College, 25th February 5pm start. It'll be myself doing a 20 minute presentation with 3 other speakers and panel afterwards. Open to the public and FREE entry. I'll be hanging around for a while afterwards so it'll be a good time to meet me and have a chat.

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Devised by Bronaċ Ferran, Astronauts of Inner Space* brings together speakers interested in diverse interfaces between science and the psychic. 
For Somerville Arts Festival, Bronaċ will introduce Luciana Haill, David Luke and Wai H. Tsang. Together they will tackle topics relating to art, neuroscience and the body including the art and science of psychedelic perception, neuromorphic computing, fractal brains, entopic visuals and Dreamachines.

About the Speakers:

Bronaċ Ferran is a writer and curator specializing in the intersection between disciplines and the art of the 1960s. A former Director of Interdisciplinary Arts at Arts Council England and Senior Tutor at RCA, she is author of Neuromorphobia (hypehypehyper) an essay being published in Spring 2016 by Archives Books Berlin as part of the Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism series edited by Warren Neidich. She recently curated three exhibitions of concrete poetry from the ‘sixties and is co-editing a forthcoming issue of the Interdisciplinary Science Reviews journal, with Elizabeth Fisher; its working title: The Experimental Generation: Interdisciplinary Trends in Post-War British Culture. 

Luciana Haill is a contemporary Surrealist working with neurotechnologies; her recent practice has focused on artist Brion Gysin’s Dreamachine, Entoptic visuals and the phenomena ‘Flicker’. She has developed this into a series of performances and installations involving the real-time monitoring and sonification of the participants own brainwaves using techniques from hypnosis and meditation. She is considered a pioneering artist in her field. The ‘Phrontesterion’ (EEG & Dreamchine) referencing the notion of ‘The Visionary’ has been shown internationally including The Royal Academy, The Royal Institution, The Waag Society in Amsterdam and KIBLA in Slovenia. She is also Artist in residence in the Department of Informatics at the University of Sussex in the UK.

David Luke is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Greenwich where he teaches an undergraduate course on the Psychology of Exceptional Human Experience. He was President of the Parapsychological Association between 2009 and 2011 and as a researcher he has a special interest in transpersonal experiences, anomalous phenomena and altered states of consciousness, having published 100 academic papers in this area. Dr Luke is co-editor of Talking with the Spirits: Ethnographies from Between the Worlds (Daily Grail, 2014) and Breaking Convention: Essays in Psychedelic Consciousness (Strange Attractor, 2013), editor of Ecopsychology and the Psychedelic Experiences (2013), and is also coauthor, with Professor Chris French, of the undergraduate textbook Anomalistic Psychology (2012, Palgrave Macmillan).

Wai H. Tsang studied Computing Science and Artificial Intelligence at Imperial College London. He is best known for his application of fractal geometry as an approach to understanding the brain, mind and genome; and also as a powerful new path to AI. As well as communicating his Fractal Brain Theory he also does public talks about technology and politics, and has spoken at international conferences, including the Bitcoin conference and the Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference. He is currently in the process of launching his AI startup Fractal Brains Corp.
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The Fractal Brain Theory book is finished and available to order. Here is a selection of diagrams taken from it, there are over 130.

It's 530 pages long, so is quite a big book. I was going to write three separate books, one on the brain and mind, the other two on genomics/evolution and artificial intelligence; but I've ended combining all three books into a single volume.

I've mainly avoided using mathematical formulas to make things as accessible as possible, and have strived to make things easy to understand, so as a result the book contains tons of new diagrams. The difficulty level overall is that of a popular science book, if you can follow my lectures then you won't have too many problems understanding the new concepts. And there are lots of new ideas contained in this book, the Fractal Brain Theory has really progressed in the past couple of years. It has essentially become a unified theory of brain, mind, genomics, ontogenesis, evolution, artificial intelligence, linguistics. discrete mathematics and formal axiomatic systems.

It's a fair size book and quite weighty, so unfortunately airmail costs are quite high. The brexit drop in pound sterling makes the book cheaper, but overseas postal costs have become more expensive. Cost of postage for UK first class is £4.45, USA airmail is £13, Europe is £8.30 and Australia is £18! For postage price of your locale see http://www.royalmail.com/price-finder, enter small parcel and weight 0.88 kg.

Because airmail cost is so high it might be better to use the print on demand option by visiting this link,

http://www.lulu.com/shop/wai-tsang/the-fractal-brain-theory/paperback/product-22822871.html

it's exactly the same product except it'll be printed more locally, including in the US and Australia. You'll save a lot on postage cost and get the book in the same time it takes to airmail, but it won't be a signed copy which will have to come direct from me. Also they process credit cards which I don't.

To buy from a signed copy paypal me in Pounds Sterling at wai.tsang69@gmail.com with your full postal address, for UK buyers the total will be £30, USA buyers total will be £39, EU europe total £35 and for Australia I'll accept £40. For other locations use postal cost link above, and add £26 to the figure it returns, if you're not sure email me your paypal email address and I'll send you a paypal invoice.
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I'm reading the chapter 4 - Binary Trees sample that I get from academia.edu ... fascinating since I'm also studying machine learning decision trees ... Great book. I already added to my wishlist ;-) 
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At an anti-library closure protest, local magician and comics legend Alan Moore had some surprising words for those who hope to break into the wide world of published writing.
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Almost three years have passed since married ambassador Craig Murray found Nadira Alieva bellydancing in a Tashkent nightclub, slipped $20 down the back of her knickers and gave her his number. But against all the odds, the 49-year-old father-of-two and the 26-year-old are still together
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A quick update, the Fractal Brain book is coming soon. It became an expanded project so is taking longer than expected. It's become 350+ pages of a tightly integrated weave of neuroscience, genomics, evolutionary theory, artificial intelligence and maths, but with loads of diagrams 100+ and only 2 simple equations (Mandelbrot and Bayes), to make it easy to understand.
In the meantime, the 'Quest' book is now out in ebook format, go to Amazon, search 'quest tsang' and you'll definitely find it. Also a talk I did last month at the new Central St Martins campus in London, has been posted by the organizers. It's quite a brief presentation but gives an overview of some of the things to come and some of the new ideas in the book and more recent talks get covered a bit, see...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M34zHdUS4I0
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An update on the work in progress and a couple of UK events coming up, Birmingham 2nd FEB & London 16th FEB.

In Birmingham I’m doing a talk about genes, the revolution happening in genomics and evolutionary thinking, also talking about the new genomic extensions of the fractal brain theory and other things. For more details see… 
http://www.truthjuice.co.uk/wai-h-tsang-in-birmingham-on-0…/

The London event is a 20 min talk about fractal brains, genomics, cosmology and consciousness followed by a panel with Bronac Ferran, David Luke & Luciana Haill. Everyone does a 20min talk. The event is hosted by London Laser and is called ‘Astronauts of Inner Space’. Lots of space cadets I expect but also artists, technologists and scientists in attendance probably. It’s at the new Central Saint Martins campus near Kings Cross. For more details see…
http://www.londonlaser.net/

Progress on the fractal brain book, I’ve decided to include the new genomics ideas that have emerged in the past year into it, because I discovered it’s not that much more work, perhaps an extra 60 pages and a dozen or so extra diagrams, but it means there’s been extensive rewrites and work on the new material. We’re looking at the second half of Feb for the release, and some finished copies on sale for the London talk hopefully.

Exciting developments on the theoretical front. I’ve recently made a lot of progress on the mathematization of the brain theory, which feeds into process of coding it into software. The fractal brain theory is essentially a recursively self modifying (RSM) algorithm. It does what I call self modifying recursive symmetry breaking and the mathematization of the theory is at the level discrete maths, in a sense the most fundamental level of mathematics. But at a level even simpler than set theory or boolean algebra. I’m really working with the simplest possible FAS, or formal axiomatic system, and which operates at the bit level.

The recursively self modifying autobootstrap process starts from a single bit, and generates all the structures and representations of brain, mind and genomics. In the same way bodies and brains are generated from a single cell and complex genomic sequences are generated from 4 genetic codes. And all through a recursively self modifying process. So it is with the fractal brain theory. I’ve been working with this minimal FAS for years, since 1999, and the entire fractal brain theory reduces to it. Dare I say it, a full understanding and mathematization of the brains, minds and genomics leads to the simplest FAS there can possibly be and the simplest way of doing recursive self modification.

In December around the time of the Solstice it occurred to me that I’d unified Chomsky, Chaitin, Wolfram and Deutsche. The minimal RSM FAS is the universal grammar Chomsky has spent his life searching for, it completes Chaitin’s programme for a digital biology by incorporating in its recursive self modifying and self augmenting functioning the processes of ontogenesis and phylogenesis, it is able to generate Wolfram’s cellular automata (CA) rules and enable a extra type 5 CA class which is able to use the patterns it generates as new CA rules; and lastly this minimal RSM FAS is the simplest constructor system that can generate constructors and the elements of construction in a manner not dissimilar to Deutsches new thinking. So these are some of the more abstract implications of the fractal brain theory.

There has emerged in the past month or so a new level of clarity with this most foundational and mathematical aspect of the brain theory. And which is the necessary key to creating artificial intelligence. Much more about this exciting aspect of the fractal brain theory is coming in the future…….
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I'm a Public Speaker, Writer, Thinker, Musician and Computer Programmer
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My adult life has mainly been characterized by an obsession with working out how the brain works and understanding the nature of the human mind. My goal is to create Artificial Intelligence. A finished brain theory and the demonstration of A.I. will provide me with the means for my ultimate purpose which is explaining to the World that the mystery of consciousness and the mystery of God are really one and the same. I've started to reveal my work beginning in 2012.
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I have two small children and live with my partner in North London
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  • Imperial College London
    Computing Science, 1988 - 1991
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I'm in the process of communicating a complete fractal theory of brain and mind to the World
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