Re: SIAI & Kurweil's Singularity

From: Phil Goetz (
Date: Tue Dec 27 2005 - 18:27:39 MST

--- 1Arcturus <> wrote:

> I had another question about SIAI in relation to Kurzweil's latest
> book Singularity is Near.
> If I have him right, Kurzweil predicts that humans will gradually
> merge with their technology - the technology becoming more humanlike,
> more biological-compatible, and integrating into the human body and
> mental processes, until eventually the purely 'biological' portion
> becomes less and less predominant or disappears entirely.

Please don't call it "Kurzweil's Singularity".
Neither the ideas you mentioned, nor the idea
of a Singularity, originate with Kurzweil.

- Phil

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