[ExI] Technological Singularity

Eliezer S. Yudkowsky sentience at pobox.com
Wed Apr 9 03:48:01 UTC 2008

M1N3R wrote:
> I've been looking for a place to share my thoughts about transhumanism, 
> which I consider the best-case scenarion for the future. Among a dozen 
> thoughts I have now one question: what do you all know or think about 
> the possible technological singularity. Some scientists state that such 
> a large leap will take place in the near future (<30 years) that there 
> is no way of predicting the impact. For those interested: a logarithmic 
> plot was drawn to show the greatest inventions of humanity and somewhere 
> it has to reach zero where it evidently can't (elementary maths) and 
> this singularity is about to come. If the question has been raised, 
> sorry, I've just joined recently. Anyway, I'd be interested to see any 
> valuable info about this.


Eliezer S. Yudkowsky                          http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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