Charles J. Simon


The Founder Charles


Charles J. Simon, BSEE, MSCS, nationally-recognized entrepreneur, software developer and manager. With a broad management and technical expertise and degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Mr. Simon has many years of computer experience in industry including pioneering work in AI and CAD (two generations of CAD).

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur, Mr. Simon has co-founded three other pioneering technology companies as president and VP of Engineering.

His technical experience includes the creation of two unique Artificial Intelligence systems along with software for successful neurological test equipment. Combining AI development with biomedical nerve signal testing gives him the singular insight.

Mr. Simon is also an active and entertaining speaker — see the Software and Publications Summaries for topics.

Memberships: Scientific: Forbes Technology Council, Microsoft Alumni Group, IEEE, AAAI, and AAAS; High-IQ: TripelNine Society, Intertel, and Mensa.

Software Summary

Was sole developer or participated with a team on diverse software projects:
  • “The Brain Simulator II” AGI development platform, FutureAI, v1.0 2021.
  • "Flying Media: Museum Interactive System", Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2013.
  • "Passport to Discovery: Museum Interactive System", Mobius Science Center, 2011.
  • "Cynthia Voice-activated Intercom" Synthigence Corp., 2008.
  • "Synthetic Intelligence" Synthigence Corp., 2007.
  • Neurological medical testing systems, Cadwell Laboratories, 1999.
  • “Continuum: Software for Enterprise CAD” Bentley Systems, 1996.
  • “EASY EEG System” Cadwell Laboratories, 1994.
  • “Presonafile Resume Processing” Personafile Inc.,1993.
  • “3-D MiniCAD for Windows” Abbot, Foster & Hauserman, 1992.
  • “3-D MiniCAD for MS-DOS” Abbot, Foster & Hauserman, 1990, 1991.
  • “3-D ComputerScape” (3-D graphics software library) Abbot, Foster & Hauserman, 1990.
  • “The BRAIN Simulator: Tutorial Software for neural Circuit Design” Neural Network Laboratory, 1988.
  • 3 generation of: “Vectron Printed Circuit CAD” Vectron Graphic Systems, 1978-1984.

Publications Summary

  • Magazine Article—"Your AI Doesn't Really Understand You", Forbes, Apr. 12, 2022.
  • Magazine Article—"Artificial intelligence really isn’t all that intelligent", InfoWorld IDG, Mar. 29, 2022.
  • Magazine Article—"Charles Simon Of FutureAI On The Future of Robotics Over the Next Few Years", Authority Magazine, Mar. 3, 2022.
  • Magazine Article—"Why Researchers Can't Agree on AI Consciousness", Authority Magazine, Feb. 17, 2022.
  • Magazine Article—"The danger of Meta’s new supercomputer is the company behind it", Venture Beat, Feb. 4, 2022.
  • Magazine Article—"Development Philosophy Behind AGI", Inside Big Data, Sept. 25, 2021.
  • Video Interview—Robot Optimised by Philip English, Sept. 13, 2021.
  • Print Interview—Unite AI, Sept. 10, 2021.
  • BookUPDATED & REVISED Will Computers Revolt? Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence, Washington, DC, May 31, 2021, 332 pp.
  • BookBrain Simulator II: The Guide for Creating Artificial General Intelligence, Washington, DC, Apr. 21, 2021, 196 pp.
  • Radio Interview—The Frankie Boyer Show, Apr. 1, 2021.
  • BookArctic Northwest Passage Guide, Washington, DC, Sept. 2, 2020, 205 pp.
  • Magazine Article—“One Billion Neurons on a Desktop Computer”, DZone, Aug. 14, 2020.
  • Magazine Article—“On Brain Simulator II, GPT-3 and AGI”, AI Time Journal, Aug. 14, 2020.
  • Magazine Article—“As AI Use Grows, So Do Ethical Questions”, CMS Wire, Jul. 20, 2020.
  • Technical Article—“Using Individual Neural Spikes to Represent Information”, In Press
  • Technical Article—“New Brain Simulator Open Source Software”, Proceedings: AGI-20, 2020.
  • Magazine Article—“AI Transparency and the Emperor’s New Clothes”, CMSWire, May 14, 2020.
  • Technical Article—“Ethics and Artificial General Intelligence”, Proceedings: IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, 2019.
  • Technical Article—“Will Computers Revolt?”, (Elsevier) Technical Forecasting & Social Change, 2019.
  • Magazine Article—“The Top 10 Things To Expect From A Future With Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)”, CEOWorld Magazine, Dec 3, 2018.
  • BookWill Computers Revolt? Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence, 2018, 239 pp.
  • Online Article—“Computers will soon outsmart us. Does that make an AI rebellion inevitable?”, Digital Trends, Oct 2018.
  • BookQuickstart Circumnavigation Guide, Washington, DC, 2016, 187 pp.
  • Technical Article—“The Future of Printed Circuit Design Systems”, Printed Circuit Design Magazine, November 1988.
  • Magazine Article—“Is In-House PCB Design for You?”, Computer-Aided Engineering, August 1988.
  • BookThe Computer Aided Design of Printed Circuits, San Francisco, 1987, 357 pp.
  • Book Section—“Computer Aided Design and Design Automation” in Clark's Handbook of Printed Circuit Manufacturing, New York, 1985.
  • Magazine Article—“Understanding the Need for Autorouting”, Electronic Packaging & Production, November, 1984.
  • Technical Article—“Economic Justification of a CAD System”, Automation Technology Conference, Monterey, November 1983.
  • Technical Article—“What to Expect from a PC CAD/CAM System”, Proceedings, National Electronic Packaging and Production Conference, March 1983, Anaheim.
  • Magazine Article—“The Service Bureau Connection”, Computer Graphics World, Vol. 4. No 2. February 1981.
  • Magazine Article—“Inside the Outside CAD Service Bureau”, Mini-Micro Systems, July 1981.
  • Technical Article—“CAD and DA Systems for PC Artwork: A Timesharing Approach”, Proceedings, International Printed Circuits Conference, New York, June 1981; and Printed Circuit World Expo Proceedings, Pasadena, May 1981.