Category: Video Friday
Hod Lipson demonstrates a few of his cool little robots, which have the ability to learn, understand themselves and even self-replicate.
Two videos featuring Ray Kurzweil and his theories of intelligence and artificial minds.
Intelligence is a very difficult concept. AI researcher Marcus Huttrer discusses intelligence, AIXI & induction
In the news this week, Google is acquiring artificial intelligence startup DeepMind for more than $500 million USD. Founded by Demis Hassabis, Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman, DeepMind’s research remains somewhat mysterious. To learn more it helps to examine the research of its founders. These videos comprise a lecture given by Dr. Shane Legg on the development of machine superintelligence. This lecture was recorded on 31st of October 2009 at the UKH+ meeting and it is well worth your time if you are interested in this work.
TRANSHUMAN is a short documentary film by director Titus Nachbauer. It is about radical life extension and future technology that might change the human condition.
Gennady Stolyarov discusses three technological singularities that have already happened and discusses their effects and impacts on human existence.
Video: George Dyson “The First Five Kilobytes are the Hardest: Alan Turing, John von Neumann, and the Origins of the Digital Universe”
Turing’s one-dimensional model of universal computation led directly to von Neumann’s two-dimensional implementation, and the world has never been the same since
A recent paper from Dr. Lloyd discusses limits to digital computation as we now employ it, but he further shows that the universe itself is a sort of vast quantum computer.
The first Stanford-Berkeley Robotics Symposium brought together roboticists from Stanford, UC Berkeley, and the Bay Area robotics industry.