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Robot Adam Z1 needs funds to pay his AI researcher and roboticist friends to build him a better mind!
Ben Goertzel
Dallas, Texas
United States
2 Team Members
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raised by 138 people in 1 month
2% funded
No time left
$300,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on July 31, 2013
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  • $3USD
    Good Digital Karma

    Adam Z1 and his brilliant researcher friends are thankful for all help anyone chooses to provide them, in their quest to push forward the frontiers of AI, robotics and intelligence on Earth!

    1 claimed
  • $10USD
    Join the Adam Z1 Club

    Involves the opportunity to get exclusive photo + video updates, as well as the ability to participate in live speaking events. (Note: Membership in the Adam Z1 Club is also included in all higher levels of donation.)

    17 claimed
  • $25USD
    Adam Will Know You

    Your name and an interesting fact of your choosing will be uploaded into Adam Z1's working memory. The first robot with real common sense understanding will know who you are!

    12 claimed
  • $50USD
    A Surprise Gift from Adam Z1

    It could be an artwork Adam has created ... it could be a song he has composed in your honor ... or an autographed book by one of Adam's mind architects.... That's for Adam to decide! (Ah, and he'll remember you too...)

    6 claimed
  • $100USD
    Adam Z1 T-Shirt

    Exclusive, limited edition T-shirt of Adam Z1 -- each one signed by the robot itself, or one of his mind architects.

    6 claimed
  • $250USD
    T-shirt PLUS artwork!

    For your donation you will receive one of Adam Z1's limited edition robo-beautiful artworks, along with an exclusive Adam Z1 T-shirt, and the ability to upload your name and a cool fact into Adam's memory.

    0 claimed
  • $500USD
    Google Hangout with Adam Z1

    Once the work of building Adam's new brain is underway, he'll be able to hold simple English conversations all by himself. If you help out with $500 now, Adam will be more than happy to include you in one of his online chats, and share with you some of his amazing robot wisdom. (And you'll get an exclusive T-shirt, yadda yadda as well)

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  • $1,000USD
    Private Video Chat w/ Adam

    Adam's going to be a busy little robot, once he gets the brain he's looking for. But if you donate $1000 to help him get that brain, he'll promise to take 15 minutes out of his insanely busy schedule of playing with blocks and drawing pictures to chat with you via Google Hangouts. What could be better? (plus an exclusive T-shirt, yadda yadda)

    1 claimed
  • $5,000USD
    Behind the Scenes @ GENI-Lab

    What does it look like when a bunch of super-smart AI geeks adapt their software to give a cute little robot boy a mind? There's only one way to find out! If you donate $5000 to help Adam get his brain built, you can be one of the select few to go Behind the Scenes at the GENI-Lab, aka the Adam Z1 Brain Factory… (Plus, all the perks offered for smaller donation levels, yadda yadda…)

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  • $10,000USD
    Dinner w/ the Dream Team

    Want to get to know the minds behind MY mind ? Mark Tilden, Adam's creator David Hanson, Ben Goertzel, Gino Yu....? In gratitude for your generous and visionary donation, they'll be happy to take you out to dinner and give you the inside scoop on their work and their plans for the future. (And plus all the other perks that come with lower donation levels…)

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  • $75,000USD
    Robot Child w/ OpenCog Mind

    We will get you a brand new Hanson Robokind humanoid robot, complete with the same wizzy research software being used in the GENI-Lab to make Adam Z1's brain smarter. The GENI Lab Dream Team scientists will sign your robot for you too, making it a unique collector's item. There's only one Adam Z1, but your own bot will grow its own awesome personality over time.

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