How recursively self-improving organic robots will modify their own source code and bootstrap our way to full-spectrum superintelligence.
“Homo sapiens, the first truly free species, is about to decommission natural selection, the force that made us…. Soon we must look deep within ourselves and decide what we wish to become.”
Edward O. Wilson, Consilience, The Unity of Knowledge, 1999
“I predict that the domestication of biotechnology will dominate our lives during the next fifty years at least as much as the domestication of computers has dominated our lives during the previous fifty years.”
Freeman Dyson, New York Review of Books (July 19, 2007)