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superintelligence

An intellect that is much smarter than the best human brain in practically every field, including scientific creativity, general wisdom and social skills. The operational definition of superintelligence includes those who are viewed as intellectually gifted and savants, and in informatics as programs that have extremely intelligent search algorithms.
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Both the optimists and the pessimists often appeal to the idea of a technological singularity, a point in time where machine intelligence starts to run away, and a new, more intelligent "species" starts to inhabit the earth.
AI, AGI, ASI or the technological singularity may never come to fruition.
At this point we wonder how the Alterity of a technological singularity of downloaded consciousness will be experienced, and even if the self-consciousness of artificial intelligence will be non-phenomenological.
As artificial intelligence technology advances, the event horizon known as the Technological Singularity draws near.
This feedback loop would be so sudden and rapid that greater-than-human artificial intelligence would eventually develop, resulting in a technological singularity.
Unless between the time of production and publication of this article we have reached the technological singularity and exponential growth has rapidly transformed everything, then our students are being taught by humans with intermittent access to digital technology.
The idea of a technological singularity tied specifically to artificial intelligence was perhaps first clearly articulated by the statistician I.
Marshall and Matthew Wheeland's "The Cylons, The Singularity, and God," is a fascinating exploration of the connection between the Technological Singularity and the depiction of God in BSG.
If catastrophe means a sudden revolution or overturning, then ideas of the technological Singularity have been one of the most influential forms of contemporary catastrophism.
The best way to prevent the Technological Singularity from becoming a disaster is by teaching kids about it now.
The final day of the conference included a workshop led by Selmer Bringsjord and Marcus Hutter on AGI as a rigorous science; and a workshop led by Ben Goertzel on the future of AGI and roadmaps to AGI, which included a summary of the AGI Roadmap Workshop held at the University of Tennessee in October 2009, and also a talk by philosopher Anders Sandberg from Oxford University's Future of Humanity Institute on AGI and possible paths to technological singularity.
One increasingly popular vision of that rapidly accelerating progress is called the Technological Singularity (or, sometimes, just the Singularity)--a concept evoked not just in science fiction novels by the likes of Charles Stross and Bruce Sterling but in works of speculative nonfiction, such as the futurist Ray Kurzweil's popular 2005 book The Singularity Is Near.
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