Videos

Aspects of Artificial General Intelligence – Interview with Ben Goertzel at AGI-13, Beijing

Aspects of Artificial General Intelligence – Interview with Ben Goertzel at AGI-13, Beijing

While in Beijing, I conducted video interviews with some of the presenters at AGI-13, the Sixth Conference on Artificial General Intelligence. Central themes: * Probability theory as a key tool in building advanced, rational AGI systems * Mind-body integration as key to human-like intelligence * The importance of integrative design and dynamics in AGI systems * The systems theory of mind, reflecti...

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Reward Function Integrity in Artificially Intelligent Systems

Reward Function Integrity in Artificially Intelligent Systems

Video and abstract of Roman's presentation at Oxford University. Analysis of historical examples of wireheading in man and machine and evaluate a number of approaches proposed for dealing with reward-function corruption. While simplistic optimizers driven to maximize a proxy measure for a particular goal will always be a subject to corruption, sufficiently rational self-improving machines are bel...

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Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading

Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading

Futurist pundit George Dvorsky recently posted an article on io9, labeled as “DEBUNKERY” and aimed at the topic of mind uploading. ... I will briefly run through Dvorsky’s eight objections, and ... explain why, from my own perspective, none of them is compelling ...

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