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Jun 13, 2016

The Singularity Controversy

Posted by in categories: computing, robotics/AI, singularity

In this London Futurists event, Amnon Eden, lead editor of the volume “Singularity Hypotheses” which was published three years ago, provided an update on the controversies about the Technological Singularity. Topics covered include:

*) Luddites, Philistines, and Starry-Eyed: The War over Killer Robots

*) AI (Artificial Intelligence) vs. IA (Intelligence Augmentation)

*) definition, sufficient and necessary conditions.

*) perennial fallacies, debunked and re-debunked.

Amnon was joined on stage by Mark Bishop, Professor of Cognitive Computing from Goldsmiths, University of London.

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