The Case for the Offspring of the Humanity

Recently, I was in a debate about this question organized by the USTP, “Is artificial general intelligence likely to be benevolent and beneficial to human well-being without special safeguards or restrictions on its development?”  That really went to my position on AGI and Existential Risk. This debate drives at the part of the work at…

Volunteer To Help With The Uplift E-Governance Study

The AGI Laboratory is looking for volunteers to help with our E-governance study.  Here is the summary from the experimental framework for the research program: This paper outlines the experimental framework for an e-governance study by the AGI Laboratory.  The goal of this research study is to identify indications of the relative performance of e-governance…

Overcoming Human Bias

Cognitive Bias is a systematic pattern of deviation from logic or rationality in judgment where individuals create their own “subjective reality” based on their perception.  With over 188 different documented cognitive biases there are a great many ways it can manifest, with some of the better-known examples being prejudice, stereotyping, confirmation bias, and belief bias. …

A New Kind of Governance, ‘Transhuman’ Governance… (A Proposal)

When thinking about the IAmTranshuman project I always end up thinking about policy and things that could be improved even in small ways to help society be more transhuman. For example one of the problems with democracy is that it is impractical to have an absolute democracy on a large scale. Every decision doesn’t scale…

#IAmTranshuman Goes on to Robotics AGI Lab Research Platform (Press)

(Provo) The robotics system in question is called an Avatar because it is a platform for a cloud-based AGI test system to interact in the real world. The #iamtranshuman moniker is going on the Avatar Android prototype’s head.  The Avatar is being built by the AGI Lab that is scheduled to come out in Q3…