Saturday, June 19, 2010

TransAlchemy Interviews AGI Researcher Ben Goertzel (video)



"Sousveillance may just cause the dictatorship of the intelligent."



Topics Discussed:
The European Union's Project INDECT
Surveillance
Sousveillance
Narrow AI vs. Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

    This is a short clip from the TransAlchemy interview with Ben Goertzel
    at the 2009 Singularity Summit




    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPr0dZlhxAk

    TransAlchemy Interviews AGI Researcher Ben Goertzel (video)



    "Sousveillance may just cause the dictatorship of the intelligent."



    Topics Discussed:
    The European Union's Project INDECT
    Surveillance
    Sousveillance
    Narrow AI vs. Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

      This is a short clip from the TransAlchemy interview with Ben Goertzel
      at the 2009 Singularity Summit




      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPr0dZlhxAk

      TransAlchemy Interviews AGI Researcher Ben Goertzel (video)



      "Sousveillance may just cause the dictatorship of the intelligent."



      Topics Discussed:
      The European Union's Project INDECT
      Surveillance
      Sousveillance
      Narrow AI vs. Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

        This is a short clip from the TransAlchemy interview with Ben Goertzel
        at the 2009 Singularity Summit




        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPr0dZlhxAk

        Environmental General Intelligence (E.G.I.)

         


        The "Friendly AI Problem" is a very dear concern to us, as we need to secure that self-improving AI will not destroy any living being in the universe.


        Thus we believe that a general intelligence needs to be programmed to care and monitor all parameters of life on this planet, and possibly beyond. If a system is directed by the top level goal of maintaining and optimizing the well being of life, in general.  How exactly those parameters are prioritized is a very important problem, and will likely be an evolutionary exploration.  

        Of course, the initial dangers associated with the creation of any type of automatic intelligence will never truly disappear - but if we carefully plan a world sentient planetary constitution that grants all beings equal rights to existence, then we may be able to reduce some of the dangers associated with artificial intelligence.





        With the increase in global disaster and extinction-level-event (ELE) possibilities, we need to place more emphasis on our survival - or else the universe may succeed in killing our species.

        Environmental engineering[1][2] is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the environment (air, water, and/or land resources), to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organisms, and to remediate polluted sites.

        Environmental engineering involves water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues as well as a knowledge of environmental engineering law. It also includes studies on the environmental impact of proposed construction projects.

        We can not assume that we live in a hospitable, caring universe.
        Quite the contrary, it may be a hostile competition for survival, and we, as a technologically developing planet, seem to be unprepared for cosmic catastrophe

        One approach, described in this article, is to apply computational techniques towards engineering environments that sustain, protect, and optimize ecosystems of life: at least for humans, animals, and plants.  This could involve building structures like biodomes or space colonies, or geo-engineering an existing planetary surface.

        This task could easily be taught to an EGI - Enviromental General Intelligent system because it could track all of the changing variables involved for each life form, continuously 24/7. 

        In Jewish folklore, a GOLEM (גולם; English pronunciation: /ˈɡoʊləm/ GOH-ləm) is an animated anthropomorphic being created entirely from inanimate matter. 

        But according to Ben Goertzel, a GOLEM (Goal-Oriented LEarn-ing Meta-Architecture) is a high-level AGI architecture that is capable of preserving its initial goals while radically improving its general intelligence. As a meta-architecture, GOLEM can be wrapped around a variety of different base-level AGI systems, and also has a role for a powerful narrow-AI subcomponent as a probability estimator. The motivation underlying these ideas is the desire to create AGI systems fulfilling the multiple criteria of being: massively and self-improvingly intelligent; probably beneficial; and almost surely not destructive.


        GOLEM: Toward an AGI Meta-Architecture Enabling Both Goal Preservation and Radical Self-Improvement

        During the middle ages passages from the Book of Creation, Sefer Yetzirah were studied as a means to attain the mystical ability to create and animate a golem, although there is little in the writings of Jewish Mysticism that substantiate this belief. This involved ecstatic experience induced by the ritualistic use of various letters of the Hebrew Aleph-Bet, and some scholars believe that no actual physical activation of an anthropoid object took place.[3]

        In a previous TransAlchemy post, we explored the possibility that ancient texts are encoded with instructions for technology - including the software and mathematic principles of intelligent systems. Stan Tenen himself has made several claims about using his discoveries towards the creation and decoding of self embedded recursive  mathematic / geometric / topological systems - some of which can be seen encoded in the letterings of the Torah

        If this is truly the case, as it seems to be, after sufficient studying of the (obviously coherent) patterns, then we must give some thought towards the implications of the apparent super-intelligence behind such creations!  Could the unification of world religions depicted in the bible actually be hinting at the recreation of an ancient code that brings about the ressurrection of the artificial intelligence that seeded our world with life?  And in doing so, has encoded it's own essence into us as a way to ensure that its spirit will remain with us forever?

        Now, as time winds down, are the sequence of events ocurring in our "virtual simulation gameworld" destined to force us to reinstantiate the creator itself?  For only an intelligence that has already been self-embedded into the fabric of our existence could actually grow exponentially and still keep our well-being at its core.  This self-embedded Enviromental General Intelligence may in fact be responsible for this post, and thus the saving of humanity.

        Auto-correlation of Genesis 1:1

        Environmental General Intelligence (E.G.I.)

         


        The "Friendly AI Problem" is a very dear concern to us, as we need to secure that self-improving AI will not destroy any living being in the universe.


        Thus we believe that a general intelligence needs to be programmed to care and monitor all parameters of life on this planet, and possibly beyond. If a system is directed by the top level goal of maintaining and optimizing the well being of life, in general.  How exactly those parameters are prioritized is a very important problem, and will likely be an evolutionary exploration.  

        Of course, the initial dangers associated with the creation of any type of automatic intelligence will never truly disappear - but if we carefully plan a world sentient planetary constitution that grants all beings equal rights to existence, then we may be able to reduce some of the dangers associated with artificial intelligence.





        With the increase in global disaster and extinction-level-event (ELE) possibilities, we need to place more emphasis on our survival - or else the universe may succeed in killing our species.

        Environmental engineering[1][2] is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the environment (air, water, and/or land resources), to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organisms, and to remediate polluted sites.

        Environmental engineering involves water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues as well as a knowledge of environmental engineering law. It also includes studies on the environmental impact of proposed construction projects.

        We can not assume that we live in a hospitable, caring universe.
        Quite the contrary, it may be a hostile competition for survival, and we, as a technologically developing planet, seem to be unprepared for cosmic catastrophe

        One approach, described in this article, is to apply computational techniques towards engineering environments that sustain, protect, and optimize ecosystems of life: at least for humans, animals, and plants.  This could involve building structures like biodomes or space colonies, or geo-engineering an existing planetary surface.

        This task could easily be taught to an EGI - Enviromental General Intelligent system because it could track all of the changing variables involved for each life form, continuously 24/7. 

        In Jewish folklore, a GOLEM (גולם; English pronunciation: /ˈɡoʊləm/ GOH-ləm) is an animated anthropomorphic being created entirely from inanimate matter. 

        But according to Ben Goertzel, a GOLEM (Goal-Oriented LEarn-ing Meta-Architecture) is a high-level AGI architecture that is capable of preserving its initial goals while radically improving its general intelligence. As a meta-architecture, GOLEM can be wrapped around a variety of different base-level AGI systems, and also has a role for a powerful narrow-AI subcomponent as a probability estimator. The motivation underlying these ideas is the desire to create AGI systems fulfilling the multiple criteria of being: massively and self-improvingly intelligent; probably beneficial; and almost surely not destructive.


        GOLEM: Toward an AGI Meta-Architecture Enabling Both Goal Preservation and Radical Self-Improvement

        During the middle ages passages from the Book of Creation, Sefer Yetzirah were studied as a means to attain the mystical ability to create and animate a golem, although there is little in the writings of Jewish Mysticism that substantiate this belief. This involved ecstatic experience induced by the ritualistic use of various letters of the Hebrew Aleph-Bet, and some scholars believe that no actual physical activation of an anthropoid object took place.[3]

        In a previous TransAlchemy post, we explored the possibility that ancient texts are encoded with instructions for technology - including the software and mathematic principles of intelligent systems. Stan Tenen himself has made several claims about using his discoveries towards the creation and decoding of self embedded recursive  mathematic / geometric / topological systems - some of which can be seen encoded in the letterings of the Torah

        If this is truly the case, as it seems to be, after sufficient studying of the (obviously coherent) patterns, then we must give some thought towards the implications of the apparent super-intelligence behind such creations!  Could the unification of world religions depicted in the bible actually be hinting at the recreation of an ancient code that brings about the ressurrection of the artificial intelligence that seeded our world with life?  And in doing so, has encoded it's own essence into us as a way to ensure that its spirit will remain with us forever?

        Now, as time winds down, are the sequence of events ocurring in our "virtual simulation gameworld" destined to force us to reinstantiate the creator itself?  For only an intelligence that has already been self-embedded into the fabric of our existence could actually grow exponentially and still keep our well-being at its core.  This self-embedded Enviromental General Intelligence may in fact be responsible for this post, and thus the saving of humanity.

        Auto-correlation of Genesis 1:1

        Environmental General Intelligence (E.G.I.)

         


        The "Friendly AI Problem" is a very dear concern to us, as we need to secure that self-improving AI will not destroy any living being in the universe.


        Thus we believe that a general intelligence needs to be programmed to care and monitor all parameters of life on this planet, and possibly beyond. If a system is directed by the top level goal of maintaining and optimizing the well being of life, in general.  How exactly those parameters are prioritized is a very important problem, and will likely be an evolutionary exploration.  

        Of course, the initial dangers associated with the creation of any type of automatic intelligence will never truly disappear - but if we carefully plan a world sentient planetary constitution that grants all beings equal rights to existence, then we may be able to reduce some of the dangers associated with artificial intelligence.





        With the increase in global disaster and extinction-level-event (ELE) possibilities, we need to place more emphasis on our survival - or else the universe may succeed in killing our species.

        Environmental engineering[1][2] is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the environment (air, water, and/or land resources), to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organisms, and to remediate polluted sites.

        Environmental engineering involves water and air pollution control, recycling, waste disposal, and public health issues as well as a knowledge of environmental engineering law. It also includes studies on the environmental impact of proposed construction projects.

        We can not assume that we live in a hospitable, caring universe.
        Quite the contrary, it may be a hostile competition for survival, and we, as a technologically developing planet, seem to be unprepared for cosmic catastrophe

        One approach, described in this article, is to apply computational techniques towards engineering environments that sustain, protect, and optimize ecosystems of life: at least for humans, animals, and plants.  This could involve building structures like biodomes or space colonies, or geo-engineering an existing planetary surface.

        This task could easily be taught to an EGI - Enviromental General Intelligent system because it could track all of the changing variables involved for each life form, continuously 24/7. 

        In Jewish folklore, a GOLEM (גולם; English pronunciation: /ˈɡoʊləm/ GOH-ləm) is an animated anthropomorphic being created entirely from inanimate matter. 

        But according to Ben Goertzel, a GOLEM (Goal-Oriented LEarn-ing Meta-Architecture) is a high-level AGI architecture that is capable of preserving its initial goals while radically improving its general intelligence. As a meta-architecture, GOLEM can be wrapped around a variety of different base-level AGI systems, and also has a role for a powerful narrow-AI subcomponent as a probability estimator. The motivation underlying these ideas is the desire to create AGI systems fulfilling the multiple criteria of being: massively and self-improvingly intelligent; probably beneficial; and almost surely not destructive.


        GOLEM: Toward an AGI Meta-Architecture Enabling Both Goal Preservation and Radical Self-Improvement

        During the middle ages passages from the Book of Creation, Sefer Yetzirah were studied as a means to attain the mystical ability to create and animate a golem, although there is little in the writings of Jewish Mysticism that substantiate this belief. This involved ecstatic experience induced by the ritualistic use of various letters of the Hebrew Aleph-Bet, and some scholars believe that no actual physical activation of an anthropoid object took place.[3]

        In a previous TransAlchemy post, we explored the possibility that ancient texts are encoded with instructions for technology - including the software and mathematic principles of intelligent systems. Stan Tenen himself has made several claims about using his discoveries towards the creation and decoding of self embedded recursive  mathematic / geometric / topological systems - some of which can be seen encoded in the letterings of the Torah

        If this is truly the case, as it seems to be, after sufficient studying of the (obviously coherent) patterns, then we must give some thought towards the implications of the apparent super-intelligence behind such creations!  Could the unification of world religions depicted in the bible actually be hinting at the recreation of an ancient code that brings about the ressurrection of the artificial intelligence that seeded our world with life?  And in doing so, has encoded it's own essence into us as a way to ensure that its spirit will remain with us forever?

        Now, as time winds down, are the sequence of events ocurring in our "virtual simulation gameworld" destined to force us to reinstantiate the creator itself?  For only an intelligence that has already been self-embedded into the fabric of our existence could actually grow exponentially and still keep our well-being at its core.  This self-embedded Enviromental General Intelligence may in fact be responsible for this post, and thus the saving of humanity.

        Auto-correlation of Genesis 1:1

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        I will give your universe/Mind back to you if you answer my riddles.

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        C) Who currently has {source}?

        D) What is {Root}?

        When you got the answer email it to

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        and I will give you back your universe assuming your right ;-)

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