Re: NPR piece on the Singularity

From: Charles D Hixson (
Date: Sun Jul 23 2006 - 15:39:14 MDT

BillK wrote:
> 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:
> <>
> BillK
It's there...but you have to install spyware to hear it. So I haven't
checked *what* is there.

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