Company History

AGI Innovations Inc (AGi3) was founded in August 2013 with the long-term goal of developing and commercializing the next generation of intelligence engines based on artificial general intelligence (AGI) theory.

The company is continuing the long-term R&D efforts of Adaptive A.I. Inc (a2i2) which was originally founded in 2001. For the last 6 years a2i2 has been focusing its efforts on commercializing its AGI engine via Smart Action Company, LLC.

SmartAction has been successfully providing these smart call automation solutions since 2009. See > IVR with a Brain

Company News

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  • July 2016 - The first National Aigo Day!
  • April 2016 - Increases in Natural and Artificial Brainpower!
  • November 2015 - Company Unicorn Training, Open Intern Position, and New Brainpower!
  • August 2015 - Job Opening Announcment and Recent Conferences.
  • April 2015 - Growth, Conferences, and Call for Senior Engineers.
  • February 2015 - Retreat, Funding, and call for a Lead Senior Engineer.
  • December 2014 - Successful Conference, More Progress, and Growth!
  • August 2014 - Conferences, Progress, and Growth
  • March 2014 - We are growing and progressing!
  • September 2013 - AGI Innovation Inc seeking additional team members
  • Launching AGi3 - a New Artificial General Intelligence R&D Company

Research & Development

AGI Innovations Inc has embarked on a multi-year effort to develop a next-generation AGI engine to power a wide variety of intelligent applications. While our work has a strong focus on natural language understanding and learning (with everything this entails), we are also implementing spatial/temporal sense and actuator mechanisms that will allow our intelligence engines not only to be utilized in various personal assistant applications but, potentially, also in robotics.

Our work is highly multidisciplinary, utilizing insights from computer science, traditional artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, ontology, neural networks, cognitive science, philosophy, psychology, mathematics, software engineering, and others.

Philosophically and technically, our approach recognizes the importance of dealing with the complexities and limitations of real-world cognition:

  • Dealing with information that is highly complex yet incomplete, fuzzy and uncertain, potentially contradictory, and very dynamic
  • Having limited knowledge and resources for learning and decision making
  • The importance of common-sense knowledge and context
  • The crucial role of ongoing learning via multiple modalities
  • The need to do all of this interactively, in real time.

Please see our Careers page for opportunities.

Management

Peter Voss  |  Founder and CEO

Peter started his career as an entrepreneur, inventor, engineer and scientist at age 16. After a few years of experience in electronics engineering, at age 25 he started a company to provide advanced custom software development and information-technology services. Seven years later the company employed several hundred people and was successfully listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

After selling his interest in the company in 1993, he worked on a broad range of disciplines -- cognitive science, philosophy and theory of knowledge, psychology, intelligence and learning theory, and computer science -- which served as the foundation for achieving our breakthroughs in artificial general intelligence. In 2001 he started Adaptive AI Inc., with the purpose of developing systems with a high degree of general intelligence and commercializing services based on these inventions.

Peter often writes and presents on various philosophical topics including rational ethics, freewill and artificial minds; and is deeply involved with futurism and life-extension.