Linear Fuzzy Logic AI Engine in Cloud Based Data Analysis

The LFL Engine is designed to allow a computer to emulate the decision making process of humans where there is not a direct mapping between the input and output based on membership to a few logical groups as implemented in a cloud based server to allow a cloud based artificial intelligence system or cloud based soft AI for data analysis.

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Ex Machina Movie Review

version1After months of mind numbing patience, I finally managed to see ‘Ex Machina’ the movie (http://exmachina-movie.com/ ). There have been a few AI centered or Singularity related movies the past few years such as Transcendence with Johnny Depp (love hate relationship with this movie) but ‘Ex Machina’ I really, really wanted to be good; and on many levels it was spectacular.

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Machine Learning, BI and User Experience

D3-big_data_visualizations-500x338I’ve been friends with the CEO of an undisclosed BI company for some time and one of the things that our conversations have lead me to focus on is the idea of application heat mapping to look at how users behave and interact with an application. What is exciting is the innovative change, along with the orchestration engine and AI analytics of the IOE system, as an opportunity for how we do better application heat mapping and a great extension to the kinds of BI my friend’s company back east might be able to deliver to their users. Continue reading

Introducing the Singularity Index – A Market Index focused on the Companies helping drive us towards Singularity

Introducing the Singularity Index. The Singularity Index (also referred to as the SI) is part of a statistical approach to looking at market trends, as it relates to relative motion in the market, towards or away from ‘Singularity’.

As the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) for one of the fastest growing companies in America (according to Fortune 500 Magazine), a big part of my job is following trends and predicting industry trends up to about 5 years out9. To help me do my job, for well over the past 10 years, I’ve worked out a process that has helped predict trends such as the emergence of the high end slates; which, in part, has been through statistical analysis and this has been a great tool for me in being fairly accurate. As the technology around the components that go into making the ‘Singularity’ (as defined later on in this article) real become more and more important to business, it has become an interesting tool, if nothing else, for looking at where we are going. Continue reading

Design Process in 10 minutes or less – Part 2

Visual Designsok so 10 minutes seems to take me more like 30 to actually write out so here goes the last half.  One thing to keep in mind design is not a set rule where you must do this and this and this.  Experience Design is a cycle of creativity, feedback and working towards a creative goal.  My way might not be your way but if I’m going to teach you lets start by what works consistently for most UX designers I know.

Step 7… at this point we have our Hifi wires?  did we get feedback?  at this point its time for a really good detail review, with stake holders and users separately.  You need their input on what makes since or doesn’t and on what works visual and does.  Asking lot of questions like can they figure out how to do x? and incorporate what is logical into the design. Continue reading

Episode 15 – Google Glass, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

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In this episode I talk about my new awesome google glasses, how cool they are and where they are going in terms of what will happen in the market place and their impact and then I answer a few question about Big Data and why AI is heading to Big Data and what Big Data can mean. As we hit the end of this year and slate other computer sales slows more products like Glass (see http://glass.google.com/ ) or SpaceGlass (see https://www.spaceglasses.com/ ) will start becoming commercially viable which will be part of new classes of mobile computing devices that will become increasingly popular.

Episode 12: The Apotheosis of Google

Apotheosis of Google

Apotheosis of Google

Really the power of Google is starting to be a bit scary and awesome at the same time and with Kurzweil it is just orders of magnitude getting more powerful and when the backend servers at Google can hold a conversation in English and can’t tell its not a human, how much longer before it decides it is a deity? the birth of AGI… this could be good and horribly bad at the same time depending on how you look at it.  🙂

Here are a few related links:

www.google.com
http://www.pandia.com/sw-2004/16-god.html – The Church of Google

* image from http://brettzky77.wix.com/apotheosis#!__page-2

Episode 9: The Harbinger of Death for the PC, Google Assimilates Kurzweil and the Death of the Mouse

Kurzweil

Kurzweil

In this episode I talk about some of the current stuff going on in the industry specifically and what I think about it. For example, how some shining star(s) seems to be surprised that PC sales have continued to drop even though 60 million licenses for Windows 8 have sold.  Further we’ll touch on what it means that Kurzweil now works at Google and the new emerging home industrial revolution of DIY’ers and Why the Mouse will not be going any where anytime soon.

Here are a few related links:

http://www.zdnet.com/google-hires-kurzweil-a-look-at-the-returns-7000008844/

http://makezine.com/

http://blogs.windows.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2013/01/08/windows-8-60-million-licenses-sold.aspx

Interview with an AI picked up by Transhumanity.net

A couple months back I thought it would be fun to work on what it would be like to interview an AI or emerging Artilect and so I put together this little project and it goes picked up by this popular transhunanity.net portal that is really kind of focus on academia.

The Article starts: “I was thinking about ideas for an article on my train ride home from the experience lab I work in, and it came to me that it would be interesting to actually have an interview with an AI only a little bit better than us, maybe one that is one of the first kinds of true AI and for fun let’s say it has lived with us for a few decades incognito. But how can we do that?

With the help of a few people in the computer science AI field and mental health professionals it turns out that it appears we could produce a psychological profile for such an AI and from that potentially a method for extrapolating what such a AI might say or how it might respond to a given line of questions, under certain circumstances, with certain assumptions put forward to develop said profile. Before you ask, it also appears that based on the DSM IV it turns out that this AI would likely be diagnosed with potentially a number of disorders including ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) and/or Asperger’s. I find it interesting that a computer intelligence would fall into that category out of the gate.”

and you can read the rest here:  http://transhumanity.net/articles/entry/interview-with-an-ai-artificial-intelligence-a-subtle-warning