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The Singularity

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Bas vdBroek

on 4 January 2013

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Transcript of The Singularity

when humans transcend biology The Singularity law of accelerating returns Exponential growth 2020s
2040s Some predictions Roadmap to the Singularity memory: 10 cps
computational power: 10 cps 19 21 capacity reached: 2020's repeated billions of times artificial intelligence
imaging of the brain
combining bio & tech genetics
robotics 100 nm computers: nanobots
no distinction virtual reality & reality
Turing tested AI
Human Body 2.0 mind uploading: non-bio human
augmenting mind & intelligence
Human Body 3.0 foglets
no ontological distinction
virtual reality & reality
2045: The Singularity singularity university: singularityu.org
'The Singularity is near', Kurzweil, 2005
Wikipedia: technological singularity
kurzweiltech.com Want to know more? Feynman: 'plenty of room at the bottom'*. So,
computers grow in size What happens after...? * zyvex.com/nanotech/feynman Planet-sized computers by 2099 The ever-accelerating progress of technology ... gives the appearance of approaching some essential singularity in the history of the race beyond which human affairs, as we know them, could not continue.'
-J, von Neumann * * Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, 64.3, (1958)
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