In this month’s talk, I discuss a concept knows as the singularity and examine how the progression of technologies may impact our world in the future.


Additional Learning Resources


  • Singularity University [LINK]
  • Goertzel, B. (2007). Human-level artificial general intelligence and the possibility of a technological singularity: A reaction to Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity Is Near, and McDermott’s critique of Kurzweil. Artificial Intelligence171(18), 1161-1173. [PDF]
  • Sandberg, A. (2010, March). An overview of models of technological singularity. In Roadmaps to AGI and the future of AGI workshop, Lugano, Switzerland, Mar. 8th. http://agi-conf. org/2010/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/agi10singmodels2. [PDF]
  • Lombardo, T. (2012). Consciousness, cosmic evolution, and the technological singularity. Journal of Futures Studies17(2), 93-100. [PDF]
  • Vinge, V. (2008). Signs of the Singularity. IEEE Spectrum45(6), 76-82. [PDF]


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