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I am an AI researcher, robot maker, and software engineer. I have worked on production military/industrial robots for iRobot Corp., as well as several competition robots and personal robot projects. I am one of the few who bridge the domains of robotics and interaction design (and UX).

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Elements of Sci-Fi in My Crime Film Enough to be Dangerous

What, I Make Movies Now? I wrote, produced, and starred in a short detective film called Enough to be Dangerous, which premiered at the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival in 2015. Although noirish, Enough to be Dangerous is actually a classic mystery: a problem is presented; a detective character leads the audience through the wilderness of […]

Syndicated 2016-08-16 02:54:22 from SynapticNulship

Kurzweil’s Phenomenological Consciousness

Ray Kurzweil’s presentation at the 2010 H+ Summit [1] was largely a mix and mash of his talks from the past 5 years. I had hoped he would give some insight into his upcoming book on how to reverse engineer the mind, but on the subject of the mind he just repeated old stuff from […]

Syndicated 2016-06-16 13:00:25 from SynapticNulship

2014: Postmortem

Oh no! I forgot to post a personal postmortem 1 for the year 2014 like I did for the previous year! Oh well, here it is ten months late. What Went Right Started a new day job at a biotech company called GnuBIO, now the skunkworks division of Bio-Rad. Essentially I write robotics code for […]

Syndicated 2015-10-20 20:04:53 from SynapticNulship

The Ideal Film AI

This is prompted by Ben Bogart‘s question “What do you consider the most seminal representations of AI in cinema of all time?” I think the best is yet to come. Ideally an AI (Artificial Intelligence) in a film would have two elements: The alien aspect: It’s not a human or some other animal (although it […]

Syndicated 2015-02-19 02:13:25 from SynapticNulship

Cognitive Abstraction Manifolds

A few days ago I started thinking about abstractions whilst reading Surfaces and Essences, a recent book by Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander. I suspect efforts like Surfaces and Essences, which traverse vast and twisted terrains across cognitive science, are probably underrated as scientific contributions. But first, let me briefly introduce the idea-triggering tome. Surfaces […]

Syndicated 2014-07-20 02:14:57 from SynapticNulship

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