AI practitioner turns Science Fiction into reality

Hesham Dar has been greatly influenced by Science Fiction in his work as a Data Scientist

Most people have dreamt about what the future looks like, but that future is already here for Hesham Dar – a Data Scientist and AI practitioner in Samsung Research. We talked with Hesham about how science fiction coloured his view on AI and how he wanted to be a part of developing the technology he saw on television shows such as Star Trek.

How Science Fiction inspires scientists

Spiraling into the future by Christopher Ottesen.

Thinking up new ideas and theories before technology can support them requires imagination, vision, and an open mind. This article explores how visionary science fiction writers lays the groundwork for technological inventions long before the required technology exists. The science fiction genre has been called the “literature of ideas”. While humans have always speculated about futuristic…

Reflections after reading A Thousand Brains: A New Theory of Intelligence

Jeff Hawkins newest book A Thousand Brains: A New Theory of Intelligence discusses how the brain uses map-like structures to model the world and what this might mean for our next leap in achieving true artificial intelligence. Continue reading to discover my reflections from reading the book. The book in three sentences The author presents…