High-tech entrepreneur Ray Kurzweil raised the profile of the singularity concept in his 2005 book "The Singularity is Near," in which he argues that the exponential pace of technological progress makes the emergence of smarter-than-human intelligence the future's only logical outcome.And, yes, 2029 is a Terminator reference.
Kurzweil, director of the Singularity Institute, is so confident in his predictions of the singularity that he has even set a date: 2029.
Monday, September 10, 2007
Cool article posted by the Associeted Press yesterday, Techies Ponder Computers Smarter Than Us. Here's an excerpt: