August 23, 2014
The Singularity Is Not Near
Shaun Maguire, Quantum Frontiers
The Associated Press
Ever since the movie Transcendence came out, it seems like the idea of the ‘technological singularity‘ has been in the air. Maybe it’s because I run in an unorthodox circle of deep thinkers, but over the past couple months, I’ve been roped into three conversations related to this topic. The conversations usually end with some version of “ah shucks, machine learning is developing at a fast rate, so we are all doomed.
Tags: Doomsday, Technological Singularity, Singularity