Phil and Stephen consider whether humanity is about to enter a new historical epoch.
Quick recap, singularity defined:
The Singularity is an era in which our intelligence will become increasingly nonbiological and trillions of times more powerful than it is today—the dawning of a new civilization that will enable us to transcend our biological limitations and amplify our creativity.
Is the world fundamentally changing along these or other lines? Developments to consider:
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A Google Exec Just Claimed the Singularity Will Happen by 2029