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Category Archives: Singularity

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/05/smartphone-addiction-silicon-valley-dystopia

Source: Ray Kurzweil: “AI Will Not Displace Humans, It’s Going to Enhance Us”

Source: The Greatest Strength of ‘Westworld’ Is Its Inhumanity | WIRED

Source: Facebook AI Creates Its Own Language In Creepy Preview Of Our Potential Future

https://qz.com/185945/drones-are-about-to-upheave-society-in-a-way-we-havent-seen-in-700-years/

http://kk.org/thetechnium/why-i-dont-worry-about-a-super-ai/

There are two unmistakable sides to the debate concerning the future of artificial intelligence. In the “boom” corner are companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft aggressively investing in technology to make AI systems smarter and smarter. And in the “doom” corner are prominent thinkers like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking who’ve said that AI is like “summoning the demon.”

Source: Google Doesn’t Want to Accidentally Make Skynet, So It’s Creating an AI Off Switch

 

http://intelligence.org/files/Interruptibility.pdf

The Roomba has become a part of families almost as much as pets, even to the point of people naming their vacuum bots.

Source: Our bots, ourselves – The Boston Globe

And it’s stranger than science fiction.

Source: Dystopian Virtual Reality Is Finally Here – The Atlantic

TALOS project to deliver prototype armored robotic exoskeleton by 2018.

Source: DOD continues quest to make “Iron Man” exosuit for special ops