Sander Olson Archive

“Singularity or Bust” film now online

A film about the Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) researcher Ben Goertzel is now available online. Goertzel has spent the past two decades pondering the question of how to impart sentience and broad intelligence to machines, and he is now considered …

Ben Goertzel is on a mission to build an “AI Toddler”

Ben Goertzel has been pondering questions of artificial intelligence since he was a teenager. During the past two decades, Goertzel has been developing and perfecting the OpenCOG AI software system. Dr. Goertzel believes that, with sufficient resources and time, OpenCOG …

AMD Launches new server CPUs

AMD today launches a new series of server CPUs. These CPUs are fabricated on a 32 nanometer process, and can be used for servers and supercomputers. Data centers now consume approximately 3% of all electricity produced, and that number will …