Re: What is the singularity?

From: Ken Clements (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 10:38:45 MDT

Harvey Newstrom wrote:

> I think the term originally was more generic. Any exponential growth curve
> soon becomes almost vertical. This vertical line approaches infinity going
> straight up. It becomes impossible to predict what exists after that wall
> of vertical/infinite rate is reached. I believe that this generic
> description was the original meaning of the term.

Very well put. This exactly matches my understanding.

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