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The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence is being staged in Melbourne this week. This is the main international gathering of researchers in AI. Held biennially in odd-numbered years since 1969, IJCAI is sponsored jointly by IJCAI and the national AI societie(s) of the host nation(s). The theme of this Year’s conference is Autonomy and AI and is intended to…

AI Brain

Per dollar spent, computers have increased in power by a BILLION times in the last thirty years. In about 20 years, a $1000 dollars will buy a computer about a million times more powerful than one today, and in 25 years a BILLION times more powerful than one today. -Ray Kurzweil Links Nick Bostrom 2008 The Futurist - Timing the…

Stephen Hawking: There's a story that scientists built an intelligent computer. The first question they asked it was: "Is there a God?" The computer replies: "There is now." And a bolt of lightning struck the plug so it couldn't be turned off. Nick Bostrom: Most of the world is completely oblivious to the most major things that are going to happen…

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