AIXI integrates numerous philosophical, computational and statistical principles:
Ockham's razor (simplicity) principle for model selection
Epicurus principle of multiple explanations as a justification of model averaging
Bayes rule for updating beliefs
Turing machines as universal description language
Kolmogorov complexity to quantify simplicity
Solomonoff's universal prior and
Bellman equations for sequential decision making.

Hunter prize
http://prize.hutter1.net/

Singularity summit Australia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-vx5zbOOXI

Book
http://www.hutter1.net/ai/uaibook.htm


Phys.org article
http://phys.org/news/2013-11-super-i...on.html#ajTabs