[ExI] singularity summit on kqed

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 21:09:22 UTC 2007

On Dec 2, 2007 4:43 PM, spike wrote:
> There was a commentary on the Singularity Summit on National Public Radio
> this morning from about 0745 to 0800 on KQED.  Does anyone have a transcript
> of the show, or a recording on YouTube?  It was reasonably well done, in
> that the ideas were not treated as futuristic sci-fi but rather as just a
> little outside mainstream thinking.  They spent a lot of time on irrelevant
> matter having nothing to do with AI, such as Gary Kasparov's contest with
> Deep Blue and battle bots, but this could be expected in any singularity
> story made for public consumption.

J Hughes just posted a note to the WTA list.
Sounds like it might be the show that you heard.


Hughes, James J. to WTA

Rick Kleffel interviewed IEETers Jamais Cascio and James Hughes at the
Singularity Summit in San Francisco back in September. The piece ran on
NPR's Weekend edition this morning as "Artificial Intelligence Enters
Brave New World."




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