Amidst the gloom that blankets America, evidence grows that another discontinuity in history approaches – a singularity.
The rise of semi-intelligent machines - powered by algorithms – will change the world in ways we cannot even imagine.
Summary: New Years begin with a flood of predictions. Here is one from the past by one of the greatest minds of the 20th century. It helps us understand how we got here and where we are going. "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." --- From It Seems … Continue reading One of humanity’s greatest minds shows us the 21st century
Summary: The next step in computer evolution is machine learning. Practical applications, such as self-driving cars, are moving from science fiction to daily news. But the leading edge is further ahead, with achievements that look like small miracles. Films showed us the rapid evolution of intelligent machines. Now real life imitates fiction, as the rate … Continue reading Machines take another big step to superintelligence
Summary: Millions of jobs will be lost when autonomous vehicles dominate the roads. Here Stratfor explains that most difficult factor is not building the technology, it is our fear of new technology. Driving Consumers Toward Automated Vehicles. by Stratfor, 3 November 2017. Highlights. Recent technological developments will keep automated vehicles on track for a limited commercial … Continue reading Stratfor explains why self-driving cars won’t rule soon