Singularity introductions (was Re: [sl4] New Singularity FAQ)

From: Robin Lee Powell (
Date: Sat Feb 20 2010 - 20:38:10 MST

On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 07:58:38PM -0500, Thomas McCabe wrote:
> This Singularity FAQ was co-authored by myself and Kaj Sotala. It
> is not intended to be an introduction to the Singularity;

Going to derail this, sorry.

What *would* you give to someone who has never heard of the
Singularity, but you think might be receptive? I have yet to find
anything that seems satisfying to me.

Ideally in book form.


They say:  "The first AIs will be built by the military as weapons."
And I'm  thinking:  "Does it even occur to you to try for something
other  than  the default  outcome?"  See ***

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