Big Tech is currently dominating the pursuit of ever more capable AI. This happens behind closed doors and results in a monopoly of power.
SingularityNET is an open, decentralized network where anyone can offer and consume AI services, and where AI agents can interlink with each other to provide ever more sophisticated AI, with the goal to create a singularity that’s beneficial for humanity. This video takes a look at the basics behind SingularityNET and some of its core components.
Lex Fridman interviews Ben Goertzel in episode 103 of his AI podcast.
Ben Goertzel is one of the most interesting minds in the artificial intelligence community. He is the founder of SingularityNET, designer of OpenCog AI framework, formerly a director of research at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, Chief Scientist of Hanson Robotics, the company that created the Sophia Robot. He has been a central figure in the AGI community for many years, including in the Conference on Artificial General Intelligence. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast.
0:00 – Introduction
3:20 – Books that inspired you
6:38 – Are there intelligent beings all around us?