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Benjamin Goertzel
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Attended Temple University
Lives in Tai Po, Hong Kong
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The Thiel Fellowships, Singularity University, and the Tech-Startup Attractor
This Business Insider article on the outcome so far of the Thiel Fellowship experimen t is interesting, though not surprising.. As you may recall, Peter Thiel launched the Thiel Fellowship program as a "20 under 20" initiative, with a stated aim of showing ...
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MaxPat: The Maximum Pattern Creation Principle
I will argue here that, in natural environments (I’ll
explain what this means below), intelligent systems will tend to change in ways
that locally maximize the amount of pattern created.     I will refer to this putative principle as
MaxPat. The argument I ...
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it's my understanding that theyre using school language, now.
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Wild-ass shit: P-adic physics, p-adic complex probabilities and the Eurycosm
(some fairly out-there technical/cosmic musings/speculations …) This post is best read while listening to 1:39:55 and onwards of  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzBslbMJdRU I have been skimming (not yet carefully reading) some bits
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Kafka in the morning
As Ruiting lay in bed this morning,, I handed her a book I was reading — some lit-crib essays by Walter Benjamin — so she could read a passage about Kafka (a conversation between Max Brod and Kafka): ‘I remember,’ Brod writes, ‘ a conversation with Kafka wh...
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SEMREM: The Search for Extraterrestrial, Morphically-REsonating Mathematicians
An interesting idea came up in an email thread with my dad
Ted Goertzel, his friend Bill McNeely, and my son Zar Goertzel… Suppose that morphic resonance works – so that when a
pattern arises somewhere in the universe, it then becomes more likely to appear
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Musing about inference control, biography and episodic memory
This is just some notes-to-myself type rambling about declarative and episodic memory and reasoning ... stuff I'm thinking through in the back of my mind related to some ongoing OpenCog detailed-design work.... It occurred to me last week that inference con...
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Morphics and Ethics
Reading the news about the Duterte, new Philippine leader, killing thousands of accused drug dealers and drug users without trial ... and noticing so many generally good-hearted Filipinos defend him on the grounds that he's "cleaning up the country" ... rem...
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Wild-ass shit: P-adic physics, p-adic complex probabilities and the Eurycosm
(some fairly out-there technical/cosmic musings/speculations …) This post is best read while listening to 1:39:55 and onwards of  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzBslbMJdRU I have been skimming (not yet carefully reading) some bits
and pieces of the radica...
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Cross-disciplinary scientist, entrepreneur and author; pre-transhuman; would-be immortal
Bragging rights
Created the first superhuman AGI in 2023
Education
  • Temple University
    PhD Mathematics, 1989
  • Simon's Rock College of Bard
    BA Quantitative Studies, 1985
Basic Information
Gender
Decline to State
Birthday
December 8
Relationship
In a relationship
Work
Employment
  • AGI Society
    Chairman, present
  • OpenCog Foundation
    Chairman, present
  • Humanity+
    Director, present
  • Biomind LLC
    Chairman, present
  • Novamente LLC
    Chairman, present
  • Aidyia Holdings
    Chief Scientist, present
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Currently
Tai Po, Hong Kong
Previously
Rockville, Maryland