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
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 always been highly valued to encourage collaboration with students, as students can benefit from being a part of qualified team, getting access to advanced technologies and developing a better understanding of future possibilities. At this years Career Days, students got a chance to meet our scientists and talk about their work at IIIM. Continue reading Career Days (Framadagar) at Reykjavik University
IIIM’s Director, Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson was recently interviewed on the Icelandic TV show Nýsköpun–Íslensk vísindi. During the interview, Dr. Thórisson discussed his work on a project that brings ideas once confined to the realm of science fiction closer to reality. 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. In the interview, Dr. Thórisson explains the parameters that were setup for the project and the solutions that the group developed. Continue reading Kristinn R. Thórisson interviewed on Nýsköpun-Íslensk vísindi