The Singularity is the technological creation of smarter-than-human intelligence.
Thirteen participants write essays on the Singularity; Vernor Vinge responds to each. Edited by Robin Hanson.
Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom's analysis and policy recommendations for the construction of advanced artificial intelligences with self-improving superhuman intelligence (the Singularity).
Nick Bostrom's scholarly analysis of the hardware and software required for superintelligence, and when it is likely to arrive.
Trend analysis: Fits the history of economic growth from 2 million B.C. to today as a sequence of growth modes, and suggests that in the next century a new mode may appear where the economy doubles every month or two.
A brief article with numerous links.
Information on the Singularity, superintelligence, Powers, Jupiter Brains, Alpha-Point cosmologies, posthumanity, Apotheosis et al. "The four virtues of an SL4 post are Intelligence, Fun, Importance, and Future Shock. (Any post should include at least one.)"
An article from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Principles that define and describe "Singularitarians", who seek to accelerate the arrival of a safe and benevolent technological Singularity.
The 1993 NASA lecture by Vernor Vinge, inventor of the Singularity concept. "Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended."
Radical singularitarian discussion list for "technologically and socio-politically Enlightened individuals" who want to "become our own god-like, potentially immortal successors".
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