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Gabriele Rossi

Gabriele Rossi was born the 12th of July, 1959, in Milan. Scientist and entrepreneur, he graduated summa cum laude in Economics from Bocconi University, he is a MENSA member, Diagramma C.E.O. and Director of iLabs AI department. In 2007 he published, with Antonella Canonico, the volume "Semi-Immortality. The indefinite extension of human life-span", manifesto of European transhumanism.

In the field of Artificial Intelligence, his area of specialization, he pioneered the invention and business application of many technologies, including the following:

- automated software agents
- chatbot
- data compression
- cryptography
- avatar
- models of cognitive processes
- semantic search engine
- virtual reality
- pattern recognition
- speech recognition
- robotics
- expert systems for automated customer care
- expert systems for management and work-flow optimization
- expert systems for automated financial trading
- self-modifying softwares

In physics he proposed a completely discrete model of space-time that fully supports isomorphism with informational contents.

In mathematics he developed the theory of "Models of Reference", a non-standard computational approach designed to model cognitive processes.

In computer science he created Sistema I, the first Italian database, the core of several successful applications.

In medicine he created iMed, a framework for the objective measure of biological age, and argued for the widespread adoption of evidence based methods.

In philosophy he supported an extreme version of conventionalism and drew the implications of this view in all the relevant fields (ethics, aesthetics, social theory). He is a public supporter of transhumanism and Singularity.

In legal theory he set the core legal principles of a new society, based on the acceptance of conventionalism and devoted to the extension of human life-span.


As iLabs co-founder he had one of the main talk ("The Solution of the Game") at the iLabs Singularity Summit 2011, the first Italian convention on Singularity and life-span extension.