Download here: Episode 47 - The Future of Artificial Intelligence
Kristinn R. Thórisson
Kristinn R. Thórisson is Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University in Iceland. After completing his doctoral studies at the famous MIT Media Lab, Thórisson has gone on to found several companies specializing in AI as well as two separate AI labs in Iceland (CADIA and IIIM). Thorisson leads us on a guided tour of AI since its inception in the 50's, through ages of promise and darkness, to where it's at right now. He also talks about his own research into constructivist AI and where he hopes to see AI in the future, from wide-ranging fields such as simulation or even governance at a national scale.
What is a Robot?
This week we received an excellent "Robot" definition from Wendelin Reich who is professor in social psychology at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study at Uppsala University, Sweden.
Follow our discussion on "What is a Robot" here.
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