January 13, 2016
Institute for Ethics + Emerging Technology — January 13, 2016 | Gareth John
What’s the consensus on Ray Kurzweil’s position concerning future singularity? Is his premise and timeline fiction or reality, but not one that’s going to arrive anytime soon? Is it inevitable as Kurzweil suggests, or millennial day dreaming?
The first use of the term singularity in this context was made by Stanislav Ulam — in his 1958 obituary for John von Neumann. He… read more