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"Murphy was an optimist!"

Everquest Addicts Beware! February 24, 2004 11:13 am

Posted by djuggler in : Daily Life
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The Department of Defense is commissioning a re-creation of the entire planet from online-sim maker.

Looks like Kurzweil’s future could be coming to life. This would be a good time to read Diaspora by Greg Egan


“The Singularity” is a phrase borrowed from the astrophysics of black holes. The phrase has varied meanings; as used by Vernor Vinge and Raymond Kurzweil, it refers to the idea that accelerating technology will lead to superhuman machine intelligence that will soon exceed human intelligence, probably by the year 2030.

  

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