1999 Ushers in The Singularity

Mentifex mentifex at scn.org
Wed Dec 30 11:15:53 EST 1998


New Year's 1999 Prediction:  Vinge's Technological Singularity of

   http://www.ugcs.caltech.edu/~phoenix/vinge/vinge-sing.html

will arrive in the final year of the outgoing pre-Y2K millennium.

  /^^^^^^^^^^^\ PDAIMIND leads to the Singularity /^^^^^^^^^^^\
 /visual memory\                   _________     /  auditory   \
|      /--------|---------\       / LANG-UK \   |   memory      |
|      |  recog-|nition   |       \_________/---|-------------\ |
|   ___|___     |         | flush-vector|       |   ________  | |
|  /image  \    |     ____V_        ____V__     |  /        \ | |
| / percept \   |    /psi{ }\------/ uk{ } \----|-/ ear{ }   \| |
| \ engrams /---|---/concepts\----/ lexicon \---|-\ phonemes /  |
|  \_______/    |   \________/    \_________/   |  \________/   |

Vinge argues that no country or government will oppose the threat
of the Singularity for fear of giving up a competitive advantage.

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/7256/m-forth.html Mind.forth
lends itself to adoption by any country:  uk + de + cn + jp + fr !



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