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Singularity By Mark Tuson
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A concept anthology detailing a potential outcome for humanity, projected from the rapid and voracious manner in which technology has evolved over the last few years.
The Singularity By Dean Mantle
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A collection of short stories about life, the universe and everything. This book fuses travel writing and social realism with fantasy and philosophy in a series of vignettes which, like life, may or... More > may not be interconnected. Voices from all over the planet and beyond argue for and against some of society's most important questions as the book asks us to examine our place in the universe and what we want for our futures. From communal utopia to totalitarian dystopia a cast of heroes, anti-heroes, villains, victims, miscreants and martyrs will guide you in a search for truth which, like life, is sometimes beautiful and sometimes tragic. Originally published in 2012, revised in 2014, see below for reviews of the first edition. nb. This book is not about the technological singularity, it's much more important than that. Contains some adult themes and some childlike ones too.< Less
The Approaching Singularity By Richard Lighthouse
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This short paper presents a concept involving time and technology, that will seem to make “time stand still.” It involves the nature of technology and how it affects our lives. If we... More > define Q' as a non-dimensional measure of the quality and quantity of technology in our lives, in general, it can be said that Q' has increased over time. But more than that, the rate of Q' has increased over time, becoming dramatically faster recently. Recall that in Alvin Toffler's, Future Shock, as a individual, we become overwhelmed by the technological advances. This paper proposes a limit in time, where technology becomes so advanced that time is not only an illusion, but becomes meaningless. This event is primarily caused by the operation of the world's first time machine, which is a "resonant feedback system" - meaning that retrieval of future technology to the present day, allows greater and more advanced retrievals for each subsequent journey. The process rapidly accelerates.< Less
Singular Saviour By Raymon Johnstone
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Earth, as we know it, does not exist. Technology and nature have fused, binding everything together. Along with an elite team of computer programmers, Zix (a genius with a God complex), is on the... More > precipice of a breakthrough that could save the human race. Singular Saviour explores a post-apocalyptic Earth, where the human race must rely on technology for survival. Technology, and human understanding of it, has reached its apex. In order to successfully evolve and continue to prosper, Zix and his team must cross a line that will bring the human race either survival or destruction: they must create artificial intelligence.< Less
Creative Genius in Technology: Mentor Principles from Life Stories of Geniuses and Visionaries of the Singularity By Greg Wientjes
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From the 'Fathers' of the Internet, Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn, to National Medal of Technology winners, Ray Kurzweil and Bob Metcalfe, listen to stories from the lives of modern day geniuses. Find out... More > how mentors and educators inspired these geniuses to believe in their own powers of the mind and achieve their dreams in technology creativity. In these stories, you will discover that these geniuses are not so different than you. With hard work, the right type of education and a bit of happenstance, you too can achieve the massive levels of creativity and impact on the world these geniuses attained. Change the world! Make a difference! Listen to the stories within this book and discover your own genius within just waiting to escape and shine for the world.< Less
Creative Genius in Technology: Mentor Principles from Life Stories of Geniuses and Visionaries of the Singularity By Greg Wientjes
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From the 'Fathers' of the Internet, Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn, to National Medal of Technology winners, Ray Kurzweil and Bob Metcalfe, listen to stories from the lives of modern day geniuses. Find out... More > how mentors and educators inspired these geniuses to believe in their own powers of the mind and achieve their dreams in technology creativity. In these stories, you will discover that these geniuses are not so different than you. With hard work, the right type of education and a bit of happenstance, you too can achieve the massive levels of creativity and impact on the world these geniuses attained. Change the world! Make a difference! Listen to the stories within this book and discover your own genius within just waiting to escape and shine for the world.< Less
Technology in a Changing World By Dr. Gurinder Shahi, Prof. Pang Eng Fong (Editors)
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Selected papers by students of Singapore Management University
Technology in a Changing World By Dr. Gurinder Shahi, Prof. Pang Eng Fong (Editors)
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The Cold Goodbye By Jeremiah Lewis
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Ten strangers are entangled in the web of connections that binds them all to the mysterious technology known as the Cold Goodbye, and a disaster linked to the heart of a secret agenda to push humans... More > into the next realm of evolutionary advancement has global consequences. As the truth is uncovered, their lives will change for good, and the face of the planet will change forever.< Less
Our Accelerating Future By Michael Anissimov
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In this collection of short articles, Singularity Summit co-founder and former Singularity Institute futurist Michael Anissimov describes the most important ideas in futurism and transhumanism: the... More > Singularity, Artificial Intelligence, nanotechnology, and cybernetic enhancement. Within the next century, our world will be turned upside-down by the creation of smarter-than-human intelligence in a technological medium. This concise and clear book serves to introduce the concept to new audiences who are interested in the Singularity and want to know more about this important event which will impact every life on the planet.< Less