What Is Technological Singularity And How Could It Ultimately Decide The Fate Of Humanity?
Technological singularity. The term, which has been around for a while now and was popularized by science fiction writer Vernor Vinge a few decades ago, is the description of how Artificial Intelligence with human-level abilities will eventually become so advanced that it changes the World forever. In such a scenario, humans and robots would be intertwined hybrids forever. Ray Kurzweil, a futurist and former Google innovations engineer, in fact, believes such an occurrence could happen as soon as 2045. Not surprisingly, innovator Elon Musk is at the forefront of the idea, with his company Neur…