Reasons for skepticism

Tyler Cowen doubts we’re approaching the so-called Singularity – the merging of human and machine: “No, I won’t dispute the science on any single point, but nonetheless I feel confident in my skepticism. I am still waiting for an Internet Explorer that doesn’t crash, and for an NBA with the common sense to move out the three-point line. More generally, Kurzweil has thirty-four good arguments why his scenario will happen, but only one of those has to fail.”

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