Singularity Hub | Steve Aoki music video Singularity imagines cybernetic future, features Ray Kurzweil

June 3, 2013

Singularity Hub — June 3, 2013 | David J. Hill

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“Hi Steve. This is Ray Kurzweil. I want to tell you about our future.”

With an opening like that, you know that the latest music video ‘Singularity’ from electro house musician Steve Aoki is going to deliver a thrill ride. Kicking off with the ominous Kurzweil describing the coming rise of artificial intelligence, the video goes on to depict the forced cybernetic transformation of Aoki at the hands of two captors. The music and video were written by Aoki as an artistic interpretation of what this coming convergence might mean as a backdrop to his music.

Watch the video here to see Kurzweil lay down the definition of the singularity amid some heavy beats. [...]