Ben Goertzel

Ben Goertzel - Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Humanity Plus

Ben Goertzel (born December 8, 1966 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), is an American author and researcher in the field of artificial intelligence. He has been the leading figure in the movement toward Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) within the AI field. He currently serves as Chief Scientist of AI-based financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings. He also leads Novamente LLC, a privately held software company that attempts to develop commercial applications of proto-AGI technologies. He is also the founder and scientific leader of Biomind LLC, a company that provided AI-supported products and services for the analysis of biological data, with a current focus on genomic data such as microarray and SNP data, and on data related to longevity. He is advisor to the Singularity University, and formerly the Director of Research of the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence. He leads the OpenCog Foundation, aimed at creating AGI with capability at the human level and ultimately beyond. He is Vice Chair of futurist nonprofit Humanity Plus.

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  2. Artificial General Intelligence Society
  3. OpenCog Foundation
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