challenging religious privilege in public life

Peter Voss

AI will outpace us (but that’s ok)

Improving computer-based intelligence will be significantly easier and faster than trying to hack human brains.

A Modern View of Determinism

The only viable interpretation of determinism implies that the future cannot in principle be determined. Ever.

Why Machine Learning won’t cut it

Current machine learning approaches will not get us to real AI. The kind that can truly understand you, and learn new knowledge by itself.

Human-level AI is possible

Many people are sceptical that AI can ever achieve human-like intelligence. Key to solving the problem is having the right theory and approach.

No, you can’t get from Narrow AI to AGI

Our real long-term goal is AGI  –  systems that can think, learn, adapt, and reason as well as, or better than, humans.

On Human and AI Ethics

AGIs will help us improve our morality. Their intelligence will help us discover the best principles to live by, and the best goals to pursue.

Personal Longevity: What can we do?

Longevity is the concept of living a vital life for a longer than normal period. Why Longevity? That’s another story… How, then?

Improved Intelligence yields Improved Morality

We actually need advanced AI to help guide us through this stage of human evolution, to help save us from ourselves.

AGI Checklist

Any AGI must at a minimum possess a core set of cognitive abilities  –  as a simple description of human intelligence will confirm.

Why aren’t more people working on AGI?

Here is a list of some of the reasons, plus an analysis of why there seems to be so little progress in AGI development.