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.
Opinion piece in the Washington Post by Dileep George on the path towards AGI.
Article in The Guardian about one of our investors, Bryan Johnson, and his venture capital firm, The OS Fund, backing entrepreneurs who are working toward "quantum-leap discoveries" that promise to rewrite "the operating system of life."
Scott Phoenix and Dileep George discuss what excites them most about the prospect of creating AGI.
Interview with Dileep George, Adam Cheyer (fo-founder of Siri) and David Ackley (Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of New Mexico).
Vicarious's partnerships with companies such as ABB, Samsung and Wipro are aimed at applying its research into products and learning how to better develop technology. "Our technology is a very long-term bet, and we want to interface with the other long-term bets being made by big companies."
Artificial intelligence can already do remarkable things - but it could do much more if it could perceive, learn and think like a human. Scott Phoenix discusses how Vicarious, one of the World Economic Forum's 2015 class of Technology Pioneers, is working to make that leap.
The full list of recognized Technology Pioneers can be found here.
An AI with something resembling brain memory would be able to discern the highlights of what it sees, and use the information to shape its understanding of things over time. To do that, the world's top researchers are rethinking how machines store information, and they're turning to neuroscience for inspiration.