When computers take over

  title={When computers take over},
  author={P. C. W. Davies},
  • P. Davies
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Philosophy
  • Nature
What if the current exponential increase in information-processing power could continue unabated?Salt talkRay Kurzweil's vision of the future of artificial intelligence, expounded in The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology, is a big hit. Big enough to make it the “13th most blogged-about book of 2005”, in a New York Times list (http://tinyurl.com/nmnz2). Our reviewer, theoretical physicist Paul Davies, recommends it as a source of exhilarating speculation, but goes on to… Expand

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