VOL4, ISSUE1 – 2015


The issue talks about the ethics of creating intelligent machines, and what effect this could have on our world. The Director of IIIM, Prof. Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson, announced a brand new Ethics Policy for Peaceful R&D – and certainly one of the world’s first such policies, if not the first. The policy takes aim at two major threats to societal prosperity and peace.

We also summarize the Reykjavik AI Festival, which focused on artificial general intelligence research, and introduced the IIIM Innovation Accelerator program for helping startups get to work with AI technologies.