Vicarious, which is working on narrowing the gap between human and artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $50 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures.
Vinod Khosla’s latest investment is part of a $50 million round for Vicarious Inc., a robotics-focused artificial intelligence startup.
Scott Phoenix, founder of Vicarious, knows that people are scared and skeptical of human-level artificial intelligence. But he’s building it anyway because he believes smart machines could one day cure cancer, create new forms of energy, and solve virtually every problem that humans simply can’t.
Dileep George spoke at EmTech 2016 about common sense and the ability to model the world.
Vicarious co-founder Scott Phoenix on innovating in AI & the race to unlock the human brain to create artificial intelligence, the last tech humans will invent.
The Berggruen Philosophy and Culture Center workshops on AI at Stanford were held in March 2016. A short segment from Scott Phoenix discussing how human invention is limited by biology can be found here, and a summary of the workshop can be found here.
In-depth interview with Vicarious co-founder in Forbes discussing artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship and the future of Vicarious.
It is very, very unlikely that a robot would ever be smart enough to devise a way to dry the world's oceans without being smart enough to understand why that would be a problem. Read the World Economic Forum featured blog post by Dileep George.