**From:** Scott Dickey (*scott@grokh.com*)

**Date:** Mon Jul 21 2008 - 17:20:23 MDT

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A question for all,

What is your current estimate of the probability that humanity will survive

to see a positive singularity?

Where "survive" means to avoid existential threats as outlined by Nick

Bostrom (1), and where "positive singularity" is the ideal espoused by SIAI

(2)(3).

-Scott

(1) http://www.nickbostrom.com/existential/risks.html

(2) http://www.intelligence.org/overview/whatisthesingularity

(3) http://www.intelligence.org/overview/whyworktowardthesingularity

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