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AI and the Singularity

Posted by rraley on January 13, 2011

The Singularity: Humanity’s Last Invention?” (NPR; January 11, 2011)

“It’s been called “the rapture of the nerds.” For some computer experts, the Singularity is the moment when an artificial intelligence learns how to improve itself in an exponential “intelligence explosion.” They say it’s a bigger threat to puny humans than global warming or nuclear war — and they’re trying to figure out how to stop it.”

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