Max Tegmark – Humanity and risk management

If we would give a grade to humanity for how we are doing in risk management so far, Professor Max Tegmark would give us a D- We think, that this is very kind. We would give a F Here are is a table about academic grades for a better understanding: [hide]German Grade System Percentage Grades by education Descriptor Approximate Conversion (varies with school/subject) primary & … Continue reading Max Tegmark – Humanity and risk management

Max Tegmark – The race of wisdom and technology

We are publishing now a series of videos, which are all from a presentation from Max Tegmark that he gave in March 2015 for the Harvard Effective Altruism. The message of this video is absolutely clear: WISDOM has to win the race. This has to be the future of humanity. We believe, that the situation of facing the biggest threat of mankind is at the same time … Continue reading Max Tegmark – The race of wisdom and technology

Rise of the sex robots – video – theguardian.com

Tom Silverstone, Jenny Kleeman and Michael Tait, theguardian.com Thursday 27 April 2017 10.32 BST Advances in computer science and engineering have lifted animatronic lovers from the realms of science fiction to reality; the first models are due to go on sale by the end of the year. Jenny Kleeman meets the men who are making the sex robots, the customers who want to buy them – … Continue reading Rise of the sex robots – video – theguardian.com

Pierre Viaud – Technology has a criminal brain

Pierre Viaud at the Dangers of Artificial Intelligence Discussed at UN | United Nations “Technology has been evolving at the same pace a criminal brain is thinking”. Well, thats a very clear statement and we cannot say, that it is completely wrong. What is SICPA? Visit this page: https://futureoflife.org/ai-news/ And get active! Inform everybody you know! NOW! Thank you all.     You can find … Continue reading Pierre Viaud – Technology has a criminal brain

Nick Bostrom – What, if AI…?

Nick Bostrom asks the question, we all have: What happens, if Artificial Intelligence actually succeeds? And: When will Human Level Machine Intelligence be achieved? We were watching and listening to Nick Bostrom. In his presentation about when will be HLMI be achieved, he refers to a poll which has been recently done. According to that, this level of Machine Intelligence will be reached between 2040 … Continue reading Nick Bostrom – What, if AI…?

Government promises £93m (almost 110m Euro) funding for AI over next four years

£38m (almost 45m Euro) funding also planned for driverless car tech The government has earmarked £93 million to spend on the UK’s AI industry over the next four years. The money will be spent to “make industry and public services more productive, by developing AI and robotics systems that can be deployed in extreme environments which occur in off-shore energy, nuclear energy, space and deep mining”, the … Continue reading Government promises £93m (almost 110m Euro) funding for AI over next four years

Facebook bets on AR & VR tech for future growth

The company has launched tools for new Snapchat-style filters Facebook has unveiled its plans for using virtual and augmented reality technologies to grow its platform, including new Snapchat-style camera features. Speaking at the company’s F8 developer conference yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed new technologies designed to take advantage of the boom in AR tech. These are primarily centred around the Facebook Camera, with examples … Continue reading Facebook bets on AR & VR tech for future growth