Developments and research within the field of artificial intelligence (AI) have been discussed greatly in recent times, especially in the context of how the developments affect modern society and its foundations.
While participating in a newscast program, Spegillinn, on Icelandic radio, Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson shared his views and expertise in AI where he said that Iceland is in the frontline of developing a machine capable of independent thinking. Continue reading Fact or Fiction: The Perils of the Path to Artificial Intelligence
Icelandic TV show Landinn visited Kristinn R. Thórisson at IIIM headquarters in Nauthólsvík to gain insight into the Humanobs project. Dr. The international research group, led by Dr. Thórisson, developed a computer that can learn continuously in real-time, replicating human learning as closely as possible.
Continue reading Humanobs and Kristinn R. Thórisson in Landinn
The Guardian published a feature article yesterday on virtual reality and the upcoming Oculus Rift VR headset. IIIM spin-off Aldin Dynamics is interviewed regarding their VR development and collaborative research with IIIM.
With the introduction of Oculus Rift, consumers finally have the chance to immerse themselves in virtual worlds on an entirely level that has been impossible to achieve with 2D computer monitors. Continue reading IIIM Spin-off Aldin Dynamics Covered by The Guardian
The latest issue of IIIM’s newsletter is out now!
In this issue read about: our successful efforts with Rögg ehf to improve search-and-rescue operations and CEO Rögg Baldvin Hansson’s interview on how he turned an inspired idea to practical implementation; IIIM Managing Director Kristinn R. Thórisson’s thoughts on publication licensing; highlights from IIIM & CADIA’s Open Day; and much more from the ever-changing field of AI.