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Singularity Hypotheses: A Scientific and Philosophical Assessment

Amnon H. Eden, Johnny H. Soeraker, James H. Moor, Eric Steinhart (eds.) The Frontiers Collection, Springer 2013

A significant advance in singularity scholarship

Ted Goertzel, Professor of Sociology, Rutgers University

The best introduction I know to some profound debates about our future as a species

David Christian, Professor, Macquarie University, Sydney

Riveting … insightful commentaries on [the] continuing co-evolution of computing and humanity

Grady Booch, Chief Scientist for Software Engineering, IBM Research

Singularity Hypotheses: A Scientific and Philosophical Assessment offers authoritative essays and critical commentaries on central questions relating to accelerating technological progress and the notion of technological singularity.

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