Singularity

2019 Recap: “Vernor Vinge on the Singularity”— (2 decades ago)

2019 Recap: “Vernor Vinge on the Singularity”— (2 decades ago)

by Natasha Vita-More Has the technological singularity in 2019 changed since the late 1990s? As a theoretical concept it has become more recognized. As a potential threat, it is significantly written about and talked about. Because the field of narrow AI is growing and machine learning has found a place in academics and entrepreneurs are investing in the growth of AI, tech leaders have come to the...

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The Virtuous Circle of Fantasy

The Virtuous Circle of Fantasy

Logically, if progress is accelerating, and progress depends on unreasonable people who act as outliers, then we must have more and more unreasonable people over time.

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