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Career Days (Framadagar) at Reykjavik University

Recently IIIM participated in AIESEC’s Career Days for the fourth time. Career Days is an annual event aimed at students that are interested in internships and career opportunities at Icelandic companies. IIIM introduced unique opportunities that are offered for students to train and learn from top scientists. As part of IIIM’s academic focus, it has […]

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Exploiting R&D as Means to Competitive Advantage: A New IP Model

Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson and Hlynur Halldórsson L.LM. gave a talk on IIIM’s IP model at UT messan and discussed how the institute reaches its targets with this new approach. Effects of high-tech on product development, services and users in modern society have been substantial and continue to increase. An enormous research and development effort […]

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Annual Festival Explores AI: Man’s Greatest Invention or the End of Mankind?

On October 31st the annual AI Festival was held at Reykjavík University. The aim of the festival was to get a glimpse into the future of this fast-growing research field. This year’s theme was Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) and the festival was a great success with over 100 people attending and participating. The festival was […]

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Aldin Interviewed About Virtual Reality in Morgunbladid

IIIM spin-off company Aldin Dynamics has been working in the field of virtual reality for over a year now, haven most recently announced that they are working on a game for Gear VR — a mobile head-mounted display that Samsung is creating with Oculus VR. Morgunbladid recently published a video interview, discussing Aldin’s successes so far and the growing consumer VR industry.

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Machine Intelligence Research Institute: Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson on Constructivist AI

Recently the renowned Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) published an extensive interview with IIIM Director Kristinn R. Thorisson on the subject of Constructivist AI — a methodology and approach to building artificial general intelligent systems (AGI) that Thórisson and his colleagues have been developing for the past decade. The full article can be found on […]

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