Re: NPR piece on the Singularity

From: BillK (
Date: Sun Jul 23 2006 - 14:31:57 MDT

On 7/23/06, Joshua Fox wrote:
> A minute ago (19:38 GMT on 23 July) I heard an NPR piece on the
> Singularity (through their stream), featuring interviews with
> Vinge and Doctorow. Very focused on the Singularity message.Couldn't
> find anything to fault. They even followed up their mention of the
> Borg by pointing out that this is a Hollywood cliche to be contrasted
> with serious prediction, just as if they've read Yudkowsky's warnings
> on the follies of fiction.
> So, following up on my earlier post about whether the Singularity idea
> will get a wider audience, it seems that that may be happening.
> Hopefully this wil be available on the NPR archives or some of your
> local on-air stations.

You can listen to it online at:


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