Listen to this primer on what is the singularity. It provides a great overview of the concept, how it relates to exponential development, and what it means for the future.
What is the singularity? by What's Tech?
If only new episodes of What's Tech appeared on Mondays, we could have run this week's explanation of the Singularity on 4/20. That would have been appropriate. This is, after all, the strangest thing we've recorded — and our pilot involved a man almost crashing a drone into a woman and her child.This week, I invited The Verge's video, binaural audio, and singularity expert Ryan Manning to discuss a possible future in which a technological singularity occurs. Will we achieve a higher form of consciousness? Or will artificial intelligence view humanity as a bump on its infinite road of self-improvement?