Singularitarianism
Singularitarianism is a movement defined by the belief that a technological singularity—the creation of superintelligence—will likely happen in the medium future, and that deliberate action ought to b...
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Ray Kurzweil — Immortality by 2045
Ray Kurzweil — Singularitarian Immortalist, Director of Engineering at Google, famous inventor, author of How to Create a Mind
Will You Ever Love a Robot?
Ben Goertzel talks about the coming change in how we understand what is a machine and what is not.
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
Intel’s former chief architect: Moore’s law will be dead within a decade
According to former Intel architect Bob Colwell, the end of Moore's Law is coming, no matter what. Granted, we've heard that before -- but this time, it's for real.
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
Alexander Chislenko
Alexander "Sasha" Chislenko (December 2, 1959 – May 8, 2000) was a Russian artificial intelligence theorist and an active member of the transhumanist and extropian communities, contributing many...
Michael Vassar
Michael Vassar (born February 4, 1979) is an American futurist, activist, and entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and Chief Science Officer of MetaMed Research. He was president of the Machine Intelli...
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Eliezer Yudkowsky
Eliezer Shlomo Yudkowsky (born September 11, 1979) is an American blogger, writer, and advocate for friendly artificial intelligence.
Yudkowsky is a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area. Largely...
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The Singularity Is Near
The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology is a 2005 non-fiction book about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil.This is his first book ...
The Singularity Is Near - Wikipedia
Ben Goertzel
Ben Goertzel (born December 8, 1966, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is Chief Scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings; Chairman of AI software company Novamente LLC, which is a privately hel...
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Hugo de Garis
Hugo de Garis (born 1947, Sydney, Australia) was a researcher in the sub-field of artificial intelligence (AI) known as evolvable hardware. He became known in the 1990s for his research on the use of ...
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The Spike (1997)
The Spike is a 1997 book by Damien Broderick exploring the future of technology, and in particular the concept of the technological singularity.A revised and updated edition was published in 2001 as T...
Eamonn Healy
Eamonn F. Healy is a professor of chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, where his research focuses on the design of structure-activity probes to e...
Indefinite lifespan
Indefinite lifespan (also known as indefinite life extension) is a term used in the life extension movement and transhumanism to refer to the hypothetical longevity of humans (and other life-forms) un...
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Vernor Vinge
Vernor Steffen Vinge (/ˈvɜrnər ˈvɪndʒiː/; born October 2, 1944) is a retired San Diego State University (SDSU) Professor of Mathematics, computer scientist, and science fiction author. He is best know...
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Wirth's law
Wirth's law is a computing adage which states that software is getting slower more rapidly than hardware becomes faster.The law is named after Niklaus Wirth, who discussed it in 1995. Wirth attribute...
Prometheus Rising
Prometheus Rising is a book by Robert Anton Wilson first published in 1983. It is a guide book of "how to get from here to there", an amalgam of Timothy Leary's 8-circuit model of consciousness, Gurdj...
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Moore's law
"Moore's law" is the observation that, over the history of computing hardware, the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles approximately every two years. The observation is named a...
Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever
Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever (Rodale Books, ISBN 1-57954-954-3), published in 2004, is a book authored by Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman. The basic premise of the book is that i...
Superintelligence
A superintelligence, hyperintelligence, or superhuman intelligence is a hypothetical agent that possesses intelligence far surpassing that of the brightest and most gifted human minds. ‘’Superintellig...
Andrey Korotayev
Andrey Vitalievich Korotayev (Russian: Андре́й Вита́льевич Корота́ев; born February 17, 1961) is a Russian anthropologist, economic historian, and sociologist, with major contributions to world-sy...
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Friendly artificial intelligence
A friendly artificial intelligence (also friendly AI or FAI) is a hypothetical artificial general intelligence (AGI) that would have a positive rather than negative effect on humanity. The term was co...
Stephen Euin Cobb
Stephen Euin Cobb (born February 3, 1955) is a U.S. author, magazine writer, interviewer and podcast show host that was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Cobb has contributed to several magazines su...
AI box
In Friendly AI studies, an AI box is a hypothetical isolated computer hardware system where an artificial intelligence is kept constrained inside a simulated world and not allowed to affect the extern...
ILabs
iLabs is a non-profit Milan-based organization pursuing multidisciplinary research on radical extension of human life-span. It was founded in 1977 by Gabriele Rossi and Antonella Canonico, who advocat...
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Ray Kurzweil
Raymond "Ray" Kurzweil (/ˈkɜrzwaɪl/ KURZ-wyl; born February 12, 1948) is an American author, computer scientist, inventor, futurist, and is a director of engineering at Google. Aside from futurology, ...
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