Where is Artificial General Intelligence taking us? … My journey so far.

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture by Dr Shane Legg.

Shane graduated from the University of Waikato in 1996 with a Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (Second Class Honours, First Division).

In 2010, Shane joined forces with neuroscientist Demis Hassabis and former video game designer Mustafa Suleyman to establish DeepMind Technologies. Their technology aimed to mimic human thought processes. In 2014 the company was bought by Google, reputedly its largest European buy!