Google’s Genius Futurist Has One Theory That He Says Will Rule the Future — and It’s a Little Terrifying

Technology’s relentless, predictable, and exponential growth will, according to the law of accelerating returns, bring humans into the era that Futurist Ray Kurzweil is most closely associated with: the singularity. The Singularity is used to describe the era when artificial intelligence supplants human intelligence as the most-capable processing power around. Others argue that, “with artificial intelligence we’re summoning the demon,” and that it poses the “biggest existential threat to humans.”

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Author: Drake Baer (Yahoo)
Original Language: English
Published on: 25 May 2015

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