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...
Billions of years in the future, The Time Traveler stands before a black ocean, under a bloated sun.
It might be prescient to ask who is the singularity, such an event might be a series of user-mediated innovations resulting from the teaming up of nano-bio-info technologies with neuroscience.
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.
Professor Doctor Hugo De Garis, Doctor Ben Goertzel and Ivar Moesman discusses various aspects of exponential growth of technology, artificial intelligence, bitcoin and 3D printing
Ray Kurzweil predicts that artificial intelligence will equal and then surpass human intelligence in the not-too-distant future, in what he calls the “moment of singularity.” Advances in brain/machine interfacing (BMI) may be viewed as a challenge to this futuristic prediction.
The potential for humans to become new kinds of minds via means of AGI and other technologies, will bring amazing new possibilities for joy, growth and choice.
Technology isn’t a doubled-edged sword. At worst it is a 99% good sword and tiny 1% bad sword. Doubled-edged implies a 50/50 harm/goodness.
It’s frustrating when people insist we are already living in a Post-Scarcity civilization.
What is a mind? No universal definition exists.