The End of the Beginning: Life, Society and Economy on the Brink of the Singularity

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  • ISBN: B011BPZ4F8
  • Author: Ben Goertzel
  • Publisher: Humanity+ Press
  • Genre: Science & Maths
  • Date: 9 July 2015
  • Pages: 739
  • Language: English

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If Vernor Vinge, Ray Kurzweil and their techno-futurist ilk are right, we are living on the brink of a technological Singularity — a time when machines will become vastly more intelligent than humans. In such a scenario, death, disease and everyday material scarcity will be radically di…