On November 11 the respected program Víðsjá at the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service interviewed IIIMManaging Director and research scientist Kristinn R. Thórisson about IIIM, RU’s AI lab CADIA, and his work on strong AI for the past 7 years. The interview was conducted by Marteinn Sindri Jónsson. It starts on 16.28.
The Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines seeks a candidate to fill a 12-month Postdoctoral Research Scientist position and Principal Investigator working on applied machine learning and advanced information systems prototyping. Responsibilities of the successful candidate include research on our ongoing industry collaboration projects, including work with Össur hf (www.ossur.is), the National Commissioner of the Police in Iceland, and numerous high-tech startups.
The AI Festival, organized by IIIM and CADIA, was held last Friday October 23rd, with over 100 attendees. The festival this year was devoted to the possible dangers man kind faces from the use of artificial intelligence and how AI does not need to posses a human like personality with its own goals and desires to be a threat. Continue reading Terminator at your doorstep?
Today Jordi Bieger will defend his PhD Thesis Proposal on Artificial Pedagogy. The defence is open to the public and will take place at 12 noon in M111 at Reykjavík University. Continue reading Artificial Pedagogy: PhD Thesis Proposal Defence by Jordi Bieger