Eliezer Yudkowsky

Eliezer Shlomo Yudkowsky (born September 11, 1979) is an American AI researcher and writer best known for popularizing the idea of friendly artificial intelligence . [2] [3] He is a co-founder and research fellow at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute , a private research nonprofit based in Berkeley, California . [4] He never attended high school or college and has no formal education in artificial intelligence. Yudkowsky claims …

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Vernor Vinge

Vernor Steffen Vinge ( / v ɜːr n ər v ɪ n dʒ i / ( listen )  ; born October 2, 1944) is an American science fiction author and retired professor. He taught mathematics and computer scienceat San Diego State University . He is the originator of the peculiarity of the concept and the first to present a fictional ” cyberspace “. He is best known for his Hugo Award -winning novels and novellas A Fire Upon the Deep(1992), A Deepness in the Sky (1999), Rainbows End (2006), Fast …

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Swarm (Garcia novel)

Swarm (2017) is a cyber-black novel written by American author Guy Garcia . Released in February 2017, it follows Austin, Texas-based hacktivist Tom Anaya, who after receiving ultra-sensitive experimental software from the US Department of Defense uses his cyber-hacking and social media skills to trigger a biomorphic uprising that will usher in the next phase of human evolution. Under the …

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A superintelligence is a hypothetical agent that possesses intelligence far surpassing that of the brightest and most gifted human minds. “Superintelligence” may also refer to a property of problem-solving systems (eg, superintelligent language translators or engineering assistants), whether or not these high-level intellectual competencies are embodied in agents that act in the world. A superintelligence may or may not be created by an intelligence explosion and associated with a singularity .

Prometheus Rising

Prometheus Rising is a book by Robert Anton Wilson first published in 1983. It is a guide book of “how to get from here to there”, an amalgam of Timothy Leary’s 8-circuit model of consciousness , Gurdjieff’s self-observation exercises, Alfred Korzybski ‘s general semantics , Aleister Crowley ‘s magical theorems , Sociobiology , Yoga , relativity , and quantum mechanics, including other approaches to understanding the world, and claiming to be a short book (under 300 pages) …

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Predictions made by Ray Kurzweil

American author, inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil HAS Become Well Known For His predictions about artificial intelligence and the human species, Mainly concernant the technological singularity. He predicts that Artificial Intelligence would outsmart the human brain in computational capabilities by mid-21st century. His first book, The Age of Intelligent Machines , published in 1990, put forth his theories on the results of the growing …

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