Finnish tech firm wins contract from US Marine Corps

Sensofusion, a Vantaa-based developer of drone countermeasures, has been awarded a contract by the US Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL) and the Defence Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) to further develop its proprietary technology, Airfence. The technology will be integrated into the core of the counter-drone system of the MCWL, according to a joint press release. “Given the proliferation of commercially-available (UAS) [unmanned aerial systems] and … Continue reading Finnish tech firm wins contract from US Marine Corps

Machine learning vs Human learning

Definition of machine learning Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. Machine learning focuses on the development of computer programs that can change when exposed to new data. The process of machine learning is similar to that of data mining. Both systems search through data to look for patterns. However, instead … Continue reading Machine learning vs Human learning

AI Alignment: Why It’s Hard, and Where to Start

In the talk, Eliezer Yudkowsky introduces some open technical problems in AI alignment and discuss the bigger picture into which they fit, as well as what it’s like to work in this relatively new field. In his article on MIRI, he provided an abridged transcript of the talk, with some accompanying slides.   Source: https://intelligence.org/2016/12/28/ai-alignment-why-its-hard-and-where-to-start/ Continue reading AI Alignment: Why It’s Hard, and Where to Start

Max Tegmark – The most central question

As AI is classified as an existential threat, we have a strong opinion, that only having a conversation about this topic as far not enough.   We believe, that the situation of facing the biggest threat of mankind is at the same time the biggest chance to come together for the very first time and decide united about the future of our all lives. This … Continue reading Max Tegmark – The most central question

Max Tegmark – What can we do about AI..?

What a strange question We are a little bit confused about this question. As we are creating everything, we are also in the position to define the use and the direction of our achievements. Interestingly, we are creating things with full enthusiasm first and realise only afterwards that we should have been thinking more about it. We are wondering, when do we start learning, that … Continue reading Max Tegmark – What can we do about AI..?

Max Tegmark – What can we do about our nuclear weapons..?

Is there anything we can do? Yes, of course! Here are some things we can do about our nuclear weapons. We believe, that the situation of facing the biggest threat of mankind is at the same time the biggest chance to come together for the very first time and decide united about the future of our all lives. This is what we have to do … Continue reading Max Tegmark – What can we do about our nuclear weapons..?

Max Tegmark – What do we have to be worried about?

What is the most tricky part about creating AI? It’s very much important to align our values. That is more difficult than it sounds like because a machine is doing exactly what you are telling it to do. Think about it! We believe, that the situation of facing the biggest threat of mankind is at the same time the biggest chance to come together for … Continue reading Max Tegmark – What do we have to be worried about?

Max Tegmark – What will be our answer..?

We need to do some seriously thinking about what we are doing with our future. Great power is directly connected with great responsibility. As we mentioned it in our other posts, there is no space for try and error this time. We believe, that the situation of facing the biggest threat of mankind is at the same time the biggest chance to come together for … Continue reading Max Tegmark – What will be our answer..?

Max Tegmark – What, if we succeed…?

be careful, what you are wishing for. It might come true. Like with everything else in life we have to think carefully, what we are wishing for. These wishes are our guidelines and let us take the appropriate actions to achieve these wishes. They are the orientation for what we are doing and what we are deciding. Therefore, they are essentially important. We believe, that … Continue reading Max Tegmark – What, if we succeed…?