Re: JOIN: Joshua Fox

From: Russell Wallace (
Date: Mon Feb 06 2006 - 15:22:31 MST

On 2/6/06, Peter de Blanc <> wrote:
> Singularity theory does not predict that the forces of history will
> inevitably lead the world to a utopia. It does predict that certain
> types of mind can very rapidly self-improve, such that previously
> difficult tasks become trivial.

Strictly speaking, this is the "hard takeoff" school of thought, which not
all Singularitarians agree with. (I myself do not, though I would be happier
if I did.)

- Russell

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