Re: Beyond Human : the PBS Series

From: Adrian Tymes (
Date: Wed May 23 2001 - 11:36:13 MDT

Randy Smith wrote:
> There were 2 one-hour PBS programs airing here in Houston last night that
> both dealt with how the future of humanity was bascially a cyborg future.
> Great stuff. I saw some interviews: Moravec, and yes, Bill Joy got his say.

And he was even in favor of these technologies. Which got me thinking:
of all the possible forms that the Singularity may take, might the
cyborg one, where humans uplift themselves via augmentation rather than
engineering only their kids or building advanced AIs, be the most
publically acceptable one (since it best deals with currently existing
human beings)?

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