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The funny things happening on the way to singularity

The funny things happening on the way to singularity | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
People often ask me about the impact of 3D printing on jobs. Will the technology be a job creator or destroyer? The short answer is, it will take more jobs..
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We could get to the Singularity in ten years

We could get to the Singularity in ten years | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
By extrapolating various key technology trends into the near future, in the context of the overall dramatic technological growth the human race has seen in the past centuries and millennia, it seems quite plausible that superintelligent artificial minds will be here much faster than most people think.

This sort of objective, extrapolative view of the future has its strengths, and is well worth pursuing. But I think it’s also valuable to take a more subjective and psychological view, and think about AGI and the Singularity in terms of the power of the human spirit — what we really want for ourselves, and what we can achieve if we really put our minds to it.
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Are the robots about to rise? Ray Kurzweil, Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

Are the robots about to rise? Ray Kurzweil, Google's new director of engineering thinks so… | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil popularised the Teminator-like moment he called the 'singularity', when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking.
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The Singularity Is Near / Movie Trailer

The Singularity Is Near / Movie Trailer | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

 "The Singularity is Near, A True Story about the Future, based on Ray Kurzweil's New York Times bestseller.

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Ray Kurzweil: “Get ready for hybrid thinking”

Ray Kurzweil: “Get ready for hybrid thinking” | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
TED | Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue, wrapped around a
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