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    Posted on February 28th, 2017

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    Navigating the Singularity – AI & Our Future with Nil, Ben & Adam

    Poor Nil Geisweiller is grilled by Ben Goertzel and Adam Ford on timelines to the Singularity, Human Level AGI, Superintelligence and beyond! Straight from the Hanson Robotics Office – home for friendly humanoid robots and the possible launching place for a beneficial intelligence explosion! Questions: – How Long until Human Level AGI? – Obstacle to […]

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    Posted on December 1st, 2016

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    Hanson Robotics/OpenCog Videos (Available in China)

    Here are some video demos of the Hanson Robots dialoging with humans (based on OpenCog architecture) Note, loading times of embedded videos are slow – so click on the links to watch the YouKu videos directly. Han dialogue sep 2016 part 1 – link Han dialogue sep 2016 part 2 – link Sophia robot telepathy […]

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    Posted on October 28th, 2016

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    Hong Cog-a-thon, Dec 2016

    Once more, a number of normally-widely-distributed OpenCoggers will gather in Hong Kong for a combination of collaborative software development, trying out software on Hanson robots, and advanced seminars and discussions. Dates this time are Nov 28-Dec 9 2016 See this wiki page for details The seminars are generally open to anyone who wants to learn, […]

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    Posted on March 20th, 2016

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    Hong Cog-a-thon, May 2016

    OpenCog / Hanson Robotics hackathon and informal tutorial session Hong Kong Science Park, May 9-20, 2016 Attention all OpenCog developers! — and all wannabe OpenCog developers with reasonable programming/CS background – We are gathering a number of normally-scattered OpenCog and Hanson Robotics software people in Hong Kong during the period May 9-20, to share know-how […]

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    Posted on November 1st, 2015

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    Pattern Miner!

    Check it out — thanks to Shujing Ke, we now have a “frequent and surprising pattern miner” for OpenCog, which runs either on a single machine or distributed across multiple machines! This is a “greedy algorithm” for exhaustively finding patterns in an Atomspace.  In the big picture, it’s intended to complement smarter but even-slower non-greedy […]

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    Posted on July 11th, 2015

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    OpenCog partners with Hanson Robotics to work toward human-like robots

    Hanson Robotics, the world’s premier maker of realistic humanoid robot heads and faces, is partnering with the OpenCog Foundation to develop general intelligence for Hanson robots. Recently relocated to Hong Kong, Hanson Robotics is collaborating closely with Gino Yu’s OpenCog oriented R&D lab at Hong Kong Poly U, as well as with iCog Labs in […]

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    Posted on June 6th, 2015

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    Aspects of Artificial General Intelligence

    Aspects of Artificial General Intelligence – AGI 13 Interview With Ben Goertzel Central themes: * Probability theory as a key tool in building advanced, rational AGI systems * Mind-body integration as key to human-like intelligence * The importance of integrative design and dynamics in AGI systems * The systems theory of mind, reflecting the integration […]

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    Posted on April 5th, 2013

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    New OpenCog AI Lab opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    This week was the opening of the second R&D lab dedicated to OpenCog R&D.  Complementing the OpenCog lab in Hong Kong, we now have an OpenCog-focused facility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.   Initial staff consists of expert C++ programmers, who will be spending their first several months training on advanced AI and OpenCog related technologies, […]

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    Posted on April 5th, 2013

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    New Hong Kong government funding for OpenCog robotics work

    The Hong Kong Innovation in Technology Fund (ITF) has funded a two year project, 2013-2014, aimed at usingOpenCog AGI technology to control Hanson Robokind humanoid robots.   The funding is via an industry-university-government collaboration scheme, in which the ITF contributes 90% of the funds, Novamente LLC contributes 10%, and Hanson Robokind contributes two Robokind humanoid robots. […]

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    Posted on March 20th, 2013

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    OpenCog Session @ 2013 AGI Summer School, Beijing

    Long-time AGI innovator Pei Wang has organized an AGI Summer School at Peking University, in the second half of July. This follows up prior AGI Summer Schools in Xiamen (2009) and Rekyjavik (2012), though the format will be a bit different. Ben Goertzel and Lake Watkins will be running a 2-day session of the Summer […]

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