Singularity Hypotheses

A Scientific and Philosophical Assessment

ISBN: 978-3-642-32559-5 (Print) 978-3-642-32560-1 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-12

    Singularity Hypotheses: An Overview

  3. A Singularity of Artificial Superintelligence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-42

      Intelligence Explosion: Evidence and Import

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      Pages 43-60

      The Threat of a Reward-Driven Adversarial Artificial General Intelligence

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      Pages 61-82

      New Millennium AI and the Convergence of History: Update of 2012

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      Pages 83-98

      Why an Intelligence Explosion is Probable

  4. Concerns About Artificial Superintelligence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-126

      The Singularity and Machine Ethics

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      Pages 129-145

      Artificial General Intelligence and the Human Mental Model

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      Pages 147-159

      Some Economic Incentives Facing a Business that Might Bring About a Technological Singularity

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      Pages 161-179

      Rational Artificial Intelligence for the Greater Good

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      Pages 181-195

      Friendly Artificial Intelligence

  5. A Singularity of Posthuman Superintelligence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-238

      The Biointelligence Explosion

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      Pages 241-267

      Embracing Competitive Balance: The Case for Substrate-Independent Minds and Whole Brain Emulation

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      Pages 269-280

      Brain Versus Machine

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      Pages 281-298

      The Disconnection Thesis

  6. Skepticism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 299-299

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      Pages 301-308

      Interim Report from the Panel Chairs: AAAI Presidential Panel on Long-Term AI Futures

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      Pages 311-346

      Why the Singularity Cannot Happen

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      Pages 349-365

      The Slowdown Hypothesis

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      Pages 367-392

      Software Immortals: Science or Faith?

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      Pages 395-412

      Belief in The Singularity is Fideistic

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      Pages 413-440

      A Singular Universe of Many Singularities: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic Context