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Archive for the ‘AI’ Category

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January 16, 2014

James D. Miller's Singularity Rising is an interesting starter book for proto-transhumanists and will be a must have book for all transhumanists interested in rational and scientific approaches to transhumanism.

January 15, 2014

Spike Jonze‘s film Her, a love story between a human and one of the first artificial intelligences (AI), received several Golden Globe nominations and won the award for best screenplay.

December 23, 2013

During writing a paper for the 100 Year Starship Symposium, I wished to convince the starship designers that they should acknowledge the dynamics of high-technology economy, which may be crucial for interstellar missions. Thus motivated, I have made a new calculation regarding infinity point, also known as the singularity. According to this most recent revision of the theory of infinity point, it turns out that we should expect Infinity Point by 2035 in the worst case. Here is how and why.

December 10, 2013

In “The Basic AI Drives” Steve Omohundro has argued there is scope for predicting the goals of post-singularity entities able to modify their own software and hardware to improve their intellects. For example, systems that can alter their software or physical structure would have an incentive to make modifications that would help them achieve their goals more effectively as have humans have done over historical time.

December 5, 2013

Both the ideology behind transhumanism and the concept of a singularity have been hijacked by fans of Ray Kurzweil and similar technology advocates.

November 15, 2013

"There are a lot of secrets down here in the dark"

November 14, 2013

New York science investor, Jeffrey Epstein, has backed H+ board member Ben Goertzel's OpenCog Hong Kong based research group.

October 26, 2013

Adam Ford interviews AI pioneer Marcus Hutter.

October 26, 2013

Freerange Vol.8 is looking for articles, ideas, images, stories, illustrations, inventions, or anything else that might contribute to the theme: animals, humans, robots and the borders and boundaries between them.

October 22, 2013

Adam Ford interviews Tim van Gelder on Intelligence Amplification, Artificial Intelligence, Argument Mapping and Douglas Engelbart's contributions to computing and user interface design and collective wisdom.

Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis
January 18th, 2011

Ben Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

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