Q.S.T.A.R. Research Headquarters

Q.S.T.A.R. Research: Harnessing Hyper-Speed Computation to Safeguard Tomorrow's AI Today

Located at the iconic Kraftwerk in Zürich, Q.S.T.A.R. Research is home to the world's fastest supercomputer, eclipsing existing models by a hundredfold in speed and efficiency. This technological marvel is not just a feat of engineering; it's the cornerstone of our mission to responsibly simulate and understand the emergence of strong Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) and Artificial Superintelligence (ASI) within a secure framework.

QSTAR Simulator Interface

Why This Project Matters:

In an era where AI's potential grows exponentially, the need to anticipate and navigate its impact becomes increasingly critical. Our unparalleled computing capabilities enable us to model complex AGI and ASI scenarios, providing vital insights today about the potential risks and opportunities of tomorrow. This preemptive approach ensures that humanity is prepared, not just for the advancements AI brings but also for the ethical and societal challenges it poses.

Our Commitment as a Privately Funded NGO:

At Q.S.T.A.R. Research, a non-governmental organization funded privately, our dedication is firmly rooted in averting existential risks associated with Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) and Artificial Superintelligence (ASI). Central to our mission is the responsible advancement of AI technology, with an unwavering focus on preventing uncontrolled AI scenarios that could threaten humanity. Our efforts are concentrated on ensuring that the development and integration of AI into society are done safely and ethically, always prioritizing the well-being of humankind and addressing potential global challenges head-on.

Q.S.T.A.R. Research Advisory Board

Dr. Helena Morgenstern

Dr. Helena Morgenstern

Position: Chair of the Board
Background: Renowned Quantum Physicist and Public Science Communicator
Expertise: Quantum Computing and Theoretical Physics
Contribution: Guides the scientific direction of Q.S.T.A.R., especially in quantum technology applications

Prof. Eduardo Rivera

Prof. Eduardo Rivera

Position: Ethics and AI Governance Expert
Background: Professor of Ethics in AI at the Institute of Advanced Study
Expertise: AI Ethics, Human Rights in the Digital Age
Contribution: Oversees the ethical frameworks and policies related to AGI and ASI development.

Dr. Lina Zhou

Dr. Lina Zhou

Position: Technology and Innovation Strategist
Background: Former Tech Executive, Startup Mentor
Expertise: Emerging Technologies, Business Strategy
Contribution: Advises on technological trends and innovation management.

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Position: Philosophy and AI Advisor
Background: Philosopher, Author on AI and Consciousness
Expertise: Philosophy of Mind, AI Consciousness
Contribution: Provides insights on philosophical aspects of AI and its implications on human consciousness.

Affiliations for Q.S.T.A.R. Research