Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 9th Sep 2007 21:06 UTC
Geek stuff, sci-fi... Technologists and investors gather at the two-day Singularity Summit in San Francisco to discuss the benefits and risks of advancing artificial intelligence--and what to do in the event that machines one day out-think humans.
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RE[4]: Singularity and AI's
by PLan on Mon 10th Sep 2007 06:38 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Singularity and AI's"
PLan
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2006-01-10

>I'm pretty sure no one before Tesla could have predicted the internet

Well the telegraph was a pretty useful invention, and they were laying transatlantic cables in 1857 (a year after Tesla's birth). In fact the telegraph system is sometimes referred to as "the Victorian Internet" (Tom Standage's book is a fascinating read).

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