singularity Archive

Ray Kurzweil reviews History of Neural Nets

Ray Kurzweil reviewed the history of Neural Nets. Ray knew the both of the two leaders of the competing Artificial intelligence factions (Symbolic vs. Connectionist) in the 1960s. The connectionists were supporting neural networks. They could only handle single layer …

Singularity Global Grand Challenge winners for 2017

Singularity Global Grand Challenge winners At Singularity University, they believe that leveraging the convergence of exponential technologies will advance us along the path to solving our Global Grand Challenges (GGCs), and will shift humanity from an era of scarcity to …

Singularity Global Summit Space panel

Space: The Next Frontier Peter Diamandis: Co-Founder and Chairman, Singularity University, Bob Richards: Founder and CEO, Moon Express Inc., Chris Lewicki: President and CEO, Planetary Resources Erika Wagner: Business Development Manager, Blue Origin Moon Express want to launch missions to …

Neil Jacobstein on the Future of AI

Neil indicates the Dota 2 announcement was a problem. 50 people beat the Dota 2 bot after the announcement. AlphaGo beat the top world champion at Go. Libratus beat human pros at Texas holdem poker. AI optimized hardware exist today. …

Peter Diamandis – Driver of Accelerating Change #gusummit

Growth of exponential technologies will accelerate furrhter. Synthetic biology robotics 3D printing Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Artificial Reality ===> Unexpected convergence and consequences Mosaic was an interface moment Apple App store was an interface moment Diamandis teachs and track exponential …

Open AI bot beats pro human gamer in competitive eSport

A bot from Open AI defeated professional gamer Danylo “Dendi” Ishutin in a one-on-one exhibition matchup of the video game Dota 2. OpenAI is the $1 billion artificial-intelligence research nonprofit cochaired by Tesla Motors CEO Musk and Y Combinator President …