On April 4, 2015 Doug Lenat discussed new mathematical conjectures and Sherlock-Holmes-style reasoning that isn’t based on statistics. Additionally, an overview of Cyc and its approach were discussed. Doug Lenat TedX
Doug Lenat gave an invited talk at Google on March 26, at 1pm, entitled Truths that Aren’t (or: What is Google’s “Blind Spot”?) Abstract: A lot of what we “know” and say is wrong, as we try to make sense out of the cacophony of the real and online worlds. I’ll sketch a framework for Read more about Doug Lenat Speaks at Google[…]
On March 23, Doug Lenat and Michael Witbrock gave a talk at the Stanford Spring AI Symposium, entitled “50 Shades of Symbolic Representation and Reasoning”. Explicit semi-formal reasoning is the super-power of human beings! Even though it’s implemented on a poor platform, it allows us to do powerful, even life saving, things. Rather than abandoning Read more about Doug Lenat & Michael Witbrock at Stanford AI Symposium[…]
Doug Lenat, Nova Spivak, and Fred Brown had a panel discussion, moderated by Doug Freeman, on the AI “State of the Union” at SXSW 2015. The past few years have produced an explosion of A.I., with the technology not only breaking into the mainstream of popular culture, but impacting our everyday lives as well. Artificial Read more about Doug Lenat at SXSW 2015[…]
Doug Lenat gave a 10 minute web talk about artificial intelligence and the Cyc Project with 24 Hours on Earth on December 5th. 24 Hours on Earth is a worldwide conference based in Marseille and linked with interviewees all around the world. They talk about environmental issues, science and society through Skype. 2014 is the 30th anniversary Read more about Doug Lenat Speaks With 24 Hours on Earth[…]
Doug Lenat gave an invited talk at the Beyond the Turing Test workshop at the annual AAAI conference in January, 2015. The Twenty-Ninth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-15) was held January 25–29, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The purpose of this conference was to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific exchange among Read more about Beyond the Turing Test – AAAI 2015[…]
Cycorp’s Dr. Doug Lenat hosted a conference on Reprogramming Programming in Washington, D.C. from September 30 – October 1, 2014. In a world of billions of sensors, exabyte databases, and millions of apps for billions of computing devices, it’s time to rethink programming: how it’s done, who does it, and how we teach it.