Re: Paths to the Singularity

From: James Swayze (
Date: Fri Feb 11 2000 - 21:25:57 MST

Please forgive my ignorance. I am new to Extropianism. Can someone either
explain what singularity is or point me in the right direction? I'd appreciate a
sussinct source as I am short on time. The only singularity I understand is the
center of a black hole.


Alexander McLin wrote:
> -So far, hundreds of topics are discussed in this mailing list, among the
> most important is obviously the concept of Singularity. I know there are
> several possible paths to the singularity, such as stemming from the
> creation of AI systems which then suppresses their creators. Or the
> singularity will be initiated by the human merging with the technology and
> evolve into greater than human intellects.
> -What other possible paths are there? Which one do you think is the most
> likely outcome?

"Quod de futuris non est determinata omnino veritas"
			    NOSTRADAMUS 15TH Century

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