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Sophia and SingularityNET: Q&A

Sophia and SingularityNET: Q&A

By Ben Goertzel These last couple months have been fascinating (and exhausting) for me. I’ve largely taken a break from my AI research work and I’ve spent most of my time organizing a new AI-meets-blockchain project — SingularityNET — and traveling around promoting it. At the same time, the Sophia robot I’ve been working on at Hanson Robotics has been made a citizen o...

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AIs, Ethiopian Food and iCog Labs

AIs, Ethiopian Food and iCog Labs

On February 2, 2015 Getnet Asefa, the CEO of iCog Labs, standing under the Azure Sky over the international Airport of Addis Ababa welcomed his guests from Hong Kong, Germany, and England. His exact words were, “Welcome to the era of hi-tech meetings in East Africa”. Until the last few years, it wasn’t even plausible to dream about meetings and seminars on Artificial intelligence or robotics or so...

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Art Event: Elysium Concept Art, Book Signing, and Q&A

Art Event: Elysium Concept Art, Book Signing, and Q&A

Scott Kravitz (Lead Animator) and Mitchell Stuart (Concept Artist) for Elysium will appear at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra California. They will share rare behind the scenes artwork by artists from the production design, storyboards, and visual development team.

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Arts: HUGO: RED NEVER FOLLOWS 20th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

Arts: HUGO: RED NEVER FOLLOWS 20th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

HUGO will be presenting an exhibition of 20 artists from across the globe and many of these works will be of interest to H+ readers.Works include themes of interest to transhumanists, blurring the lines between the digital world and physical reality, altering and questioning the nature of the body and mind, and impossible images made real through technological means.

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