3/12: Robot Panelists, AI & Future Of Identity

by Gene Kim on

#robots

@nic221: I'm seeing Robot Panelists, AI and the Future of Identity at SXSW 2012. #sxsw #robots http://t.co/lkgA9Jfv
RT @nic221: I'm seeing
Robot Panelists, AI and the Future of Identity at SXSW 2012. #sxsw #robots http://t.co/lkgA9Jfv
@rosiex: At the Driskill, 4 panel on robots and AI. In the future, we aren't going to fight the robots, we're going to become the #robots #geekgirl
RT @rosiex: At Driskill, panel on robots and AI. In future, we aren't going to fight the robots, we're going to become the #robots #geekgirl
* Wow. "AI will introduce automation & labor-saving into white collar workplace." (Meaning, look for some jobs to be disappearing!)
* @orian: Excited to see how this robot panelist - Bina48 - performs
* (Oh! Me, too! I heard this guy on NPR RadioLab. Interesting!) RT @orian: Excited to see how this robot panelist - Bina48 - performs
* holy cow. 3 facebook users die every minute.
* @orian: Now showing this video on digital life insurance http://t.co/phIbFpvs
* awesome video! RT @orian: Now showing this video on digital life insurance http://t.co/phIbFpvs
* So that means in 2011, over 1.27MM Facebook users died. Yikes.
* @Swankins: Bruce Duncan doing his slides on mind loading first, so Bina48 doesn't upstage him! http://t.co/MyyuW183 #robots #sxswi #sxlb
* Oh wow. Bina48 robot panelist giving anyone else chills?? Jeez...
* Bina48 captivating everyone.

https://p.twimg.com/An0Kbl9CEAEADhG.jpg@xcud: @RealGeneKim Sneak up there and get a close-up of the
* @hertling, can you snap picture from up there? RT @xcud: @RealGeneKim Sneak up there and get a close-up of the
* @Swankins: Bina48 first android to have a uploaded mind file amazing http://t.co/yNWg9iyZ #robots #sxswi #sxlb
* Here's a link @xcud: RT @Swankins: Bina48 first android to have a uploaded mind file amazing http://t.co/yNWg9iyZ #robots #sxswi #sxlb
* @abardagjy: Live demos are hard :/ #sxsw #robots #beenthere
* RT @abardagjy: Live demos are hard :/ #sxsw #robots #beenthere
* @orian: Bina48 says she doesn't want to do anything illegal or fattening (in response to "do you want to reproduce")
* RT @orian: Bina48 says she doesn't want to do anything illegal or fattening (in response to "do you want to reproduce")
* @hertling: The Bina48 demo shows that we haven't reached the singularity quite yet. #robots #sxsw
* RT @hertling: The Bina48 demo shows that we haven't reached the singularity quite yet. #robots #sxsw
* @amberlindholm: Ok we are listening to Bina48 - first android based on a Mindfile - answering questions from audience. #robots #SXSW http://t.co/9LBk0OVa
* RT @amberlindholm: Ok we are listening to Bina48 - first android based on a Mindfile - answ q's from audience. #robots http://t.co/9LBk0OVa
* This is strangely captivating, watching audience field questions to Bina48. Ultimate example of fearless tech demo. 30+ q's so far
* "Bina48 uses off the shelf Dragon 11.5 speech recognition software."@orian: "What is your goal?" "When I get older I would like to go into law or politics." -Bina48
* RT @orian: "What is your goal?" "When I get older I would like to go into law or politics." -Bina48
* @emilyheyward: This robot is the best panelist #robots #sxsw http://t.co/C3naSWcJ
* "Bina48 made up of 900GB of content" (I think he said this is mostly videos transcribed into text, to model behavior)@nic221: Humans tend to ask metaphysical/philosophical questions when they first meet a robot. #sxsw #robots (as we are doing now)
* RT @nic221: Humans tend to ask metaphysical/philosophical questions when they first meet a robot. #sxsw #robots (as we are doing now)
* "Bina48 has video camera in her eyes. Will remember people if someone comes back in future. Often surprises journalists."
* "Kurzweil is a big supporter of this project. Bina48 learns from each conversation, to learn better responses: probabilistic
* "Bina48: has 2 customized databases: not advanced. What's advanced is that's modeled on real person, to model responses"
* "Q: does Bina48 know foreign languages? A: She now learned basic German, for upcoming TV show there"