How intelligible is intelligence?


This is important, because if all we need to make human-level AI is a relatively small number of key insights, the development of human-level AI might come seemingly out of nowhere. On the other hand, if it’s going to take a slow grind of R&D, we’re likely to get more of a warning. There are also potential implications for the impact of AI and what we can do to manage it. So how intelligible is intelligence? [Read more...]

The Singularity Institute is now the Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Yay! So now people will (hopefully) no longer mistake the Singularity Institute for a subsidiary of Ray Kurzweil. Notably, Kurzweil bought the Singularity Summit from the organization formerly known as the Singularity Institute, and probably there will be some continued working together on that front at least. [Read more...]