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Living with AIs

Artificial intelligence is going to permeate what you do, and learning to live with it is a skill that you must acquire in order to understand the world of today and tomorrow. Artificial Intelligence is a technology that has been simmering for decades and promising incredible breakthroughs described by science fiction books and movies. We …

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Singularity Summit 09 coming up in New York

On October 3-4, 2009, the Singularity Summit 09 is held in New York, and it promises to be a very stimulating event. Organized yearly by the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Singinst), it is confronting for the first time an East Coast audience, after its past three editions in California. Invited by Singinst’s President, Michael …

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Singularity Summit 08

Tomorrow in San Jose, under the tagline “Opportunity, Risk, Leadership”, the 2008 Singularity Summit will explore the state of AGI research, and implementation, and discuss the visions of the leading thinkers of the field of accelerating technological change, and its impact on society. The Summit is not going to be streamed live, but the videos …

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Computer security and AGI

That spam filters would be the first computer systems to wake up, has been a part of the AI lore for some time. There is a steep evolutionary trajectory forced upon the algorithms by the relentless pressure of incoming spam adapting itself to changing conditions. At the same time, the complex system made up by …

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Joining SIAI and participating in the Singularity Summit

Image by David Trowbridge This spring I joined the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence (SIAI). After having followed Ray Kurzweil‘s, Eliezer Yudkowsky‘s, and Ben Goertzel‘s work for some time, it is my opinion that the institute that they are directing, together with Tyler Emerson, Bruce Klein, and others, is one of the most important today, …

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