From: Ben Goertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 01 2006 - 08:10:44 MDT
I am betting on 2, unless some major hit movie on the Singularity
comes out or something like that...
On 6/1/06, Joshua Fox <email@example.com> wrote:
> Anyone want to venture a guess on the public awareness of the
> Singularity in, say, 2010 or 2015?
> I'm wondering if the Singularity will
> (1) remain the province of a few hundred or a few thousand
> super-technologically-aware types (like, e.g., hints of possibilities
> for faster-than-light spaceflight today);
> (2) or spread into the awareness of hundreds of thousands or millions of
> educated people (like, e.g. private space travel or nanotech today);
> (3) or become a major social issue followed by tens or hundreds of
> millions (like, e.g., genetically engineered food or nuclear power today).
> Any thoughts?
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