Rod FurlanRod Furlan is a Quant, Software Engineer, Singularity University Alumnus and Teaching Fellow. He is also helping organize The Fourth Conference on Artificial General Intelligence.
Rod wants to build wondrous things that inspire and drive change. He loves complicated problems and challenge is what makes him tick.
Every day he is humbled by the elegant complexity of the universe we live in. The pursuit of truth and knowledge defines who he is.
Rod is a serial autodidact. When he was 9 years old, he taught himself Z80 assembly on a Sinclair ZX-81. To Rod, life is an all-you-can-eat buffet of knowledge.
He authored On accelerating the Artificial General Intelligence timeline, Igniting a Brain-Computer Interface Revolution BCI X PRIZE, Advancing Substrate Independent Minds 2010, Conversations on Artificial General Intelligence Part I, Brain-computer interfaces: Input/Output vs Read/Write, Forget the Turing test, passing the Tim Ferriss Test is what you should aim for, Awesome Projects You Should Know About, and In Defense of Efficient Computing.
Rod is in love with the future and he believes that for humanity, the best is yet to come.
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