Episode 6 - The Singularity and Ray Kurzweil

Welcome to the Matrix

In this episode we explore the basic ideas of the Singularity - learning machines, superintelligence, exponential technology advances, and the potential threat of self aware machines. We also talk about Ray Kurzweil. Not only a prominent futurist but also an inventor, first made familiar to your host by Kurzweil keyboards. 

News of the moment - the first steps in building a solar system-wide internet

Show notes

News of the moment:
The ISS gets an internet upgrade


Ray Kurzweil


More information about the singularity:

Singularity is near! Michio Kaku | Ray Kurzweil

The Technological Singularity at Wikipedia

AI concerns

Research addressing AI concerns