From the subtle advancements in technology to the birth of SKYNET!!!! Join us as we explore facts about the Technological Singularity. 11. What is the Technological Singularity? What’s that? You don’t know what it is? No worries, it is a pretty scientific term. To quote Wikipedia, the Technological Singularity, “is a hypothetical future point in time at which technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unfathomable changes to human civilization.” What’s more, this is NOT a new theory or idea. And it honestly wasn’t proposed by various sci-fi movies. In fact, it was proposed by a book in 1993 via Vernor Vinge in The Coming Technological Singularity. What’s more, while this may seem like a “sci-fi future”, there are many who actually believe that not only will this come, but it could come to bear as soon as 2050. 10. Where Are We Now In The Technological Singularity? To fully understand how the Technological Singularity could happen, we need to understand where we are as a society that could lead us to the Technological Singularity future that many fear. 9. Intelligence Boom The key word here to note is “IntelligenceBoom”. No, I don’t mean like our own brains exploding (that would be bad…), but rather, an boom of potential via Artificial Intelligence. This is one of the potential “outcomes” of a Technological Singularity. Think of it like this. Every generation of computer we make is technically better than the next, right? The difference between what we do and what [More]