Saturday, July 17, 2010

Theory of Intelligence, NLE Video Editor and Visual Effects, Acting and Filmmaking, AGI, Intelligent Dictionary

Some News

Artificial General Intelligence

- I won the first Boris Kazachenko's prize in AGI! Knol

- The time for the new version theory of mind has come. Recently I've been translating in English my Teenage Theory of Mind and Universe" (2001-2004).  The new "Twenkid Theory of Mind and Universe" is trying to turn philosophy and ideas into a formal implementable theory and eventually prototypes.

Video Editing/NLE (non-linear editing)/Visual Effects

This project - Twenkid FX - was frozen for 2 months, lately I'm trying to spend a little time on it again - I need the software for my movies. It's still limited, but now has some really practical features such as doing complete NLE editing (cut) and using its interface to generate scripted jobs for VirtualDub, turning it into a non-linear editor.

It's too early to share it for other users, though. Stay tuned for news.

Acting and Filmmaking - Stoichko Hristov and Johny Johnson


Stoichko Hristov 2 - Coaches and Players

Check my Multimedia/Twenkid Studio blog: www.twenkid.blogspot.com

EEVA2010 - You are fired! from Todor Arnaudov on Vimeo.


Smarty - maybe the most Advanced English-Bulgarian dictionary ever made



It was a 2007 prototype, but it's still the most advanced, I think. It's not AGI, but might be "reborn", could be useful tool and an ad-ware.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Boston Dynamics Robots - PETMAN, Little Dog, Big Dog

Cute beasts, aren't they? :)










And another one of the most advanced prototypes of Big Dog:...




Български: ходещи, роботи, Бостън, голямо, малко, куче, робот

Sunday, July 4, 2010

The Course in Universal Artificial Intelligence (Artificial General Intelligence/AGI) in Plovdiv University - Conclusion | Заключение на курса по Универсален Изкуствен Разум 2010 г.

Some of my best students and me

About the Course in Plovdiv University, and the Course Program


I'd like to thank the vice dean of FMI Dr. M. Manev and FMI for accepting this unusual course, and my students for their curiosity, smart comments, agreements and disagreements. Your company was enriching and pushing me to share and think more. Now I'm not that alone in my dreams and interests about mind and intelligence.

I hope to keep discussing with you, feel free to comment in the blog, if you wish join the Facebook group and share materials or ideas you've found.

Another course is being conceived for the winter. If it happens, it would be even more advanced, focused on Boris Kazachenko's and mine most advanced concepts and what I manage to understand and invent up to then. The course may include brainstorms and discussions on solving real generalization, architectural, neuroscientific, implementation etc. problems. Hope to see you again there, eventually!

Trivia

- Ironically, the last class of the advanced and futuristic course was in the oldest lab in University, the only one with CRT monitors left...  :)

- The caption in the balloon on the T-shirt says "Science = Art + Fun". I got the blank from a  Famelab competition. Closer view.

- If you're interested in tennis: yes, Plovdiv is the native city of Tsvetana Pironkova who beat Venice Williams at Wimbeldon quarter-finals.  :)



Тагове: УИР, Универсален изкуствен разум, курс, университет, мислещи, машини, изкуствен интелект, трансхуманизъм, невронауки, ПУ, Пловдивски университет, студенти, колеги, 2010 г.,