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Stored riff: SF authors really didn't predict what computers would be like. Not only didn't they realize (for the most part) that computers would be used casually, but they tended to assume that the big problem with computers would be that they'd take over the world almost immediately.

No one guessed that there would be bookshelves in bookstores so that the more or less general public would have some chance of getting their home computers to do one thing and another.

(Some) Singularity Summit 2010 videos now up

by ata 1 min read15th Dec 201012 comments

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Videos of some of the talks and panel discussions (currently eight twelve of them) from this year's Singularity Summit are now online.

Michael Vassar:
The Darwinian Method

Eliezer Yudkowsky:
Simplified Humanism and Positive Futurism

Demis Hassabis:
Combining systems neuroscience and machine learning: a new approach to AGI

Shane Legg:
Universal measures of intelligence

Debate: Terry Sejnowski and Dennis Bray
Will we soon realistically emulate biological systems?

Jose Cordeiro:
The Future of Energy and the Energy of the Future

Panel: John Tooby, Ben Goertzel, Eliezer Yudkowsky, and Shane Legg
Narrow and General Intelligence

Ray Kurzweil:
The Mind and How to Build One

Gregory Stock:
Evolution of Post-Human Intelligence

Ramez Naam:
The Digital Biome

Ben Goertzel:
AI Against Aging

Dennis Bray:
What Cells Can Do That Robots Can't