Dr. Hugo de Garis recently retired from his role of Director of the Artificial Brain Lab (ABL) at Xiamen University, China, where he was building China’s first artificial brain.
De Garis is the author of two books: The Artilect War: Cosmists Vs. Terrans: A Bitter Controversy Concerning Whether Humanity Should Build Godlike Massively Intelligent Machines and Multis and Mono: What the Multicultured Can Teach the Monocultured: Towards the Creation of a Global State. Both these books are concerned with the political consequences of future technologies.
His latest book is Artificial Brains: An Evolved Neural Net Module Approach.
In the interview embedded below, de Garis discusses the advancement of Moore's Law to the point where artilects, his term for artificial intelligence is created.
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