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Science

What is the Singularity?

 

Living to 1,000? Superhuman robots? Matrix-style virtual reality? These staples of science-fiction may become a reality when (or, perhaps, if) the “singularity” happens.

Science

What is the Singularity?
Posted
Monday, 23.11.2009

A singularity is a point at which an otherwise continuous mathematical progression becomes infinite, implying that all continuous extrapolation breaks down beyond that point.

Michael Anissimov and Roko Mijic explore the coming revolution in robotics and technology. More in this series:
The Utopia Force
The Benefits of a Successful Singularity

Birthing Gods

Building the "Everything Machine"

Via Good Magazine





 
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