technological singularity

  • 1 Technological singularity — The technological singularity is a theoretical future point of unprecedented technological progress, caused in part by the ability of machines to improve themselves using artificial intelligence. [Harvtxt|Singularity Institute for Artificial… …

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  • 2 technological singularity — /ˌtɛknəˌlɒdʒɪkəl sɪŋgjəˈlærəti/ (say .teknuh.lojikuhl singgyuh laruhtee) noun Futurology the moment when the rate of technological development becomes infinite, often linked with the creation of robots with artificial intelligence, outstripping… …

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  • 3 technological singularity — noun A predicted future event in human history caused by the ever increasing ability of new technology to speed up the rate at which new technology is developed …

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  • 4 Singularity — may refer to any of a variety of concepts.Mathematics:* Mathematical singularity, a point at which a given mathematical object is not definedIn complex analysis:* Essential singularity, a singularity near which a function exhibits extreme… …

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  • 5 Technological evolution — is the name of a science and technology studies theory describing technology development, developed by Czech philosopher Radovan Richta. Theory of technological evolution According to Richta and later Bloomfield [Bloomfield, Masse. Mankind in… …

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  • 6 singularity —    by Jon Baldwin   In astrophysics a gravitational or space time singularity refers to a point of infinite density and absolute uncertainty in which all laws collapse and from which anything can emerge. At the beginning of the Big Bang the… …

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  • 7 Singularity Sky — Infobox Book | name = Singularity Sky title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of first edition (hardcover) author = Charles Stross cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = subject = genre = Science fiction novel …

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  • 8 Technological change — Original model of three phases of the process of Technological Change Technological change (TC) is a term that is used to describe the overall process of invention, innovation and diffusion of technology or processes[1][2]. Th …

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  • 9 Technological convergence — This article is about technology convergence including convergence of media technology. For consolidation of media ownership, see Concentration of media ownership. Technological convergence is the tendency for different technological systems to… …

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  • 10 Singularity 7 — Infobox comic book title title= Singularity 7 imagesize= caption=A variant cover for Issue 1 schedule= format=Mini series limited =Y publisher=IDW Publishing date= July 2004 January 2005 issues=4 main char team= writers=Ben Templesmith… …

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  • 11 The Singularity Is Near — The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology   …

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  • 12 Beyond Singularity — infobox Book | name = Beyond Singularity title orig = translator = image caption = author = Edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois Ace… …

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  • 13 Raymond Kurzweil — Infobox Person name = Raymond Kurzweil image size = 250px caption = Raymond Kurzweil birth date = Birth date and age|1948|2|12|mf=y birth place = Queens, New York, United States death date = death place = height = 5 7 weight = 145 lbs occupation …

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  • 14 Accelerating change — In futures studies and the history of technology, accelerating change is an increase in the rate of technological (and sometimes social and cultural) progress throughout history, which may suggest faster and more profound change in the future.… …

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  • 15 Transhumanism — This article is about the futurist ideology and movement. For the critique of humanism, see posthumanism …

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  • 16 Singularité technologique — La frise chronologique de Ray Kurzweil date le moment où un superordinateur sera plus puissant qu un cerveau humain, et pourra alors le simuler : il s agit d une méthode envisagée pour créer une intelligence artificielle, utilisée notamment… …

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  • 17 Fermi paradox — The Fermi paradox is the apparent contradiction between high estimates of the probability of the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations and the lack of evidence for, or contact with, such civilizations.The extreme age of the universe and its …

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  • 18 Vernor Vinge — Infobox Writer name = Vernor Vinge imagesize = 250px caption = Vernor Vinge, at the Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference (CFP) 2006 birthdate = Birth date and age|1944|10|2 birthplace = Waukesha, Wisconsin, U.S.A. deathdate = deathplace =… …

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  • 19 Omega point — is a term invented by French Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to describe the maximum level of complexity and consciousness to which the universe seems to be evolving. Teilhard postulates that Omega Point bears the resemblance of the Christian… …

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  • 20 Singularitarianism — is a moral philosophy based upon the belief that a technological singularity the technological creation of smarter than human intelligence is possible, and advocating deliberate action to bring it into effect and ensure its safety. While many… …

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