August 2014 archive

Automata Trailer

I’m really looking forward to seeing this movie. I just hope that it actually makes it to theaters, unlike Prototype which I’ve been patiently waiting to watch for more than two years now.

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Re-evaluating My Goals

Like Goertzel, Kurzweil, and so many others, my dream has always been AGI and ASI. Waking up from an afternoon nap with my best friend, I realized all that I really want is to create an AI that is as smart, loyal, and friendly as my golden retriever.

OWI Solar Robot Kit – Day 1

I can think of very few things that I enjoy as much as spending time with my 8 year-old daughter building robots. (Assembling Lego Star Wars kits admittedly finishes a close second.) We both like to build our bots from scratch, but when we lack time, motivation, and/or my full attention, a kit is often more …

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