Website with articles and forum. topics include accelerating change , nanotechnology , artificial intelligence , intelligence enhancement , the singularity , and existential risks.
|Chat With Ray Kurzweil|
The transcript of a chat with ray kurzweil and others on the book " are we spiritual machines?" .
|Critical Discussion of Vinge's Singularity Concept|
Thirteen participants write essays on the singularity; vernor vinge responds to each. edited by robin hanson.
|Ethical Issues In Advanced Artificial Intelligence|
Oxford philosopher nick bostrom's analysis and policy recommendations for the construction of advanced artificial intelligences with self-improving superhuman intelligence (the singularity).
|How Long Before Superintelligence?|
Nick bostrom's scholarly analysis of the hardware and software required for superintelligence , and when it is likely to arrive.
Contains informative articles on artificial intelligence , accelerating progress , and singularity.
|Long-Term Growth as a Sequence of Exponential Modes|
Trend analysis: fits the history of economic growth from 2 million b. c. to today as a sequence of growth modes , and suggests that in the next century a new mode may appear where the economy doubles every month or two.
|Nanotechnology Now - Singularity|
A brief article with numerous links.
|Shock Level 4 Mailing List|
Information on the singularity , superintelligence , powers , jupiter brains , alpha-point cosmologies , posthumanity , apotheosis et al. " the four virtues of an sl4 post are intelligence , fun , importance , and future shock. (any post should include at leas
|Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence|
Nonprofit organization devoted to creating , discussing and coordinating singularity-related efforts , and publish introductory material and research papers on the topic.
" a 'singularity watcher' is neither absolutely convinced -- nor uncritically happy -- that the singularity is going to happen , but they do believe this issue deserves serious scientific investigation. " a website with interesting information on
|Surviving the Singularity|
Steve alan edwards interviews five transhumanists on the singularity. touches on a broad cross-section of the issues.
|The Singularitarian Principles|
Principles that define and describe " singularitarians" , who seek to accelerate the arrival of a safe and benevolent technological singularity.
Advocates increased emphasis on the singularity concept , full embrace of radical transformative technologies , and the enaction of a political program. various articles and essays.
|Vernor Vinge on the Singularity|
The 1993 nasa lecture by vernor vinge , inventor of the singularity concept. " within thirty years , we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence. shortly after , the human era will be ended. "