Blockchain Night@SGInnovate - Using Blockchain to Power Decentralized, Beneficial Artificial General Intelligence
Get up close and personal with Sophia the humanoid robot!
Using Blockchain to Power Decentralized, Beneficial Artificial General Intelligence
AI will soon dominate the internet -- and the economy as a whole. There are strong arguments that the AI developed in this unfolding revolution will be more broadly positive in its social and economic implications — as well as more generally intelligent — to the extent that AI is developed “by the people, for the people” in an inclusive sense. This leads to the concept of a decentralized, self-organizing AI economy — a network of AIs that exchange information and value among each other freely and rapidly, with participation open to anyone who creates an AI and inserts it into the network. Such a network also opens new frontiers in social good, via issuance of value tokens that specifically direct AI effort toward tasks democratically determined to provide broad social benefit.
SingularityNET: The First Open Source Decentralised Blockchain Platform for the AI Economy
The SingularityNET project, currently under development, represents a concrete instantiation of this concept of a decentralized autonomous organization of AIs. It leverages blockchain and the OpenCog Artificial General Intelligence framework to create a new smart contract based protocol for interaction with, and interoperation of, AI agents of various types. The initial nodes in the SingularityNET will carry out reasoning and learning based on OpenCog, vision and audio processing based on Google Tensorflow, and robot control using the Hanson Robotics software framework. The Sophia Hanson Robot and the toy-scale Dr. Roboto Hanson Robot, along with biomedical AI developed by Chinese firm Mozi Health, are being used as initial test cases for the SingularityNET technology.
Dr. Ben Goertzel is a renowned thought leader in AI and AGI. He leads the SingularityNET blockchain/AI project, and also serves as Chief Scientist at humanoid robotics firm Hanson Robotics.
Simone Giacomelli has been leading teams that provide next generation blockchain solutions for both the private and public sectors.Passionate about exploring relational economies and Decentralised Autonomous Organisations, he conducts research in novel cryptocurrency models, ICOs and incentive mechanisms that empower cooperation and value creation.
Sophia defies conventional thinking of what a robot should look like with her incredible human likeness and expressiveness. Over time, her increasing intelligence and remarkable story will enchant the world and connect with people regardless of age, gender, and culture.
Registration starts at 5.30 pm. See you there!
The Future of Open Banking & Payments Innovation
Disruptive Technology in Payments, Blockchain, Open APIs & Artificial Intelligence. Get insights from a powerful panel of industry influencers, gurus and key technology players in the payments innovation space – including game-changing startups, corporate banking leaders and regional business leaders across key financial services verticals.
BioX Singapore – Diagnostics Monitoring & Entrepreneurship Conference Networking Session
This cocktail networking event falls on the second day of the Bio-X Singapore 2018 Conference focusing on diagnostics, monitoring, and entrepreneurship. The aim of the networking session is to combine audiences in academia and industry and create a convivial ambience, with wine and food, to facilitate networking and collaboration.
SGInnovate Presents: Future of Mobility
Mobility – the movement of people and goods – provides access to jobs, education, healthcare and trade. Yet, today’s mobility system cannot meet future demand without increasing congestion and pollution. Technology, such as autonomous vehicles, biometrics and ultralight materials, creates opportunities to transform the mobility system by enabling new business models and mobility services for new and changing customers.
Ethereum Meetup: First Decentralized Cloud Computing Platform
ælf is a decentralized self-evolving cloud computing network. To establish a Blockchain infrastructure for various commercial requirements, ælf provides a highly efficient multi-chain parallel-processing system with cross-chain communication and self-evolving governance. It brings three innovations to future Apps, namely scalable nodes on cluster of computers, resource isolation for smart contracts via “one chain to one smart contract” and voting by token holders.
Talk Data to Me: An Evening with Female Data Leaders
At this event, we host thought-leaders from the Singapore data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to life. They’ll cover how today’s wealth of data drives business and product decisions across industries ranging from journalism to programming, and share their visions for the future. This time with female date leaders from Singapore!
BLOCKCHAIN EVENING: INSIGHTS FROM THE NETHERLANDS
Blockchain technology is heralded as the next chapter of the information and network society and is perceived to have an enormous impact on our economy, trade and the public sector. Join SGInnovate as we present experts from the Netherlands – on blockchain pilot projects by the Dutch Government, the insights from these pilots, and Singapore-Netherlands collaboration.
Health Futures: AI and Genomics
Artificial intelligence will be a key driver in the global precision medicine market, which according to Global Market Insights Inc. is expected to grow to USD 87.7 billion by 2023. Brendan Frey, the CEO of Deep Genomics, was quoted in the MIT Technology Review, saying “For the first time in history, our ability to measure our biology, and even to act on it, has far surpassed our ability to understand it. The only technology we have for interpreting and acting on these vast amounts of data is AI. That’s going to completely change the future of medicine.” The result will be more targeted therapeutics and risk reduction models, leading to better clinical decision support across disease areas.
AI Evening with IBM: Applied Deep Learning in Enterprise
High-impact deep learning applications from machine translation to self-driving cars are transforming the global economy, and enterprises have begun to deploy deep learning to unlock new opportunities and achieve competitive and strategic advantage. Join SGInnovate and IBM as we explore the vast potential of deep learning through this four-part series.
In Conversation with Steve Guggs, Microsoft’s Corporate VP for AI Business
Join SGInnovate and Microsoft’s Corporate VP for AI Business, Steve Guggs, in an exclusive fireside chat on Microsoft’s latest developments in AI and how the company’s deep investments in the field are advancing the state of the art in machine intelligence and perception, enabling computers that understand what they see, communicate in natural language, answer complex questions and interact with their environment.
NVIDIA DLI WORKSHOP FUNDAMENTALS OF DEEP LEARNING FOR COMPUTER VISION
Organised by NVIDIA, SGInnovate and the National Supercomputing Centre, the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) offers hands-on training for developers, data scientists, and researchers looking to solve the world’s most challenging problems with deep learning. DLI is excited to announce this one-day practical Deep Learning workshop at SupercomputingAsia 2018 (SCA18).
This event introduces Young Sustainable Impact Southeast Asia (YSI SEA), a non-profit organisation that aims make a sustainable impact through youth empowerment. Listen to the founders pitch their global youth movement to develop a more sustainable world and join YSI SEA in its journey to bring the talent and passion of youth all over the region to realize this vision.
AI HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING (HPC) START-UP SESSIONS
In conjunction with the inaugural SupercomputingAsia 2018, SGInnovate and Nurture.AI are presenting a dedicated conference track on AI High-Performance Computing (HPC) for start-ups, with panel discussions on AI HPC in data science, fintech and biotech.