James Miller – Economics & The Technological Singularity




James D. Miller, Associate Professor of Economics at Smith College and author of Singularity Rising: Surviving and Thriving in a Smarter, Richer, and More Dangerous World, discusses the economics of the singularity, or the point of time in which we’ll either have computers that are smarter than people or we will have significantly increased human intelligence.

According to Miller, brains are essentially organic computers, and, thus, applying Moore’s law suggests that we are moving towards singularity. Since economic output is a product of the human brain, increased brainpower or the existence of computers smarter than humans could produce outputs we cannot even imagine.
Source: Adam Ford


More Posts:

See Through Augmented Reality Comes As Close As Glasses
NASA Created Phone Sensor To Detect Various Air Toxins
Volvo Is Pro-Pedestrian Safety (+VIDEO)
Wearable Motion Controller To Enrich Microsoft User’s Experience
First Solar Powered Billboard
The Great River Turbine: Creating Green Energy in Public
Nanocellulose: Extra Strong, Thin, Transparent, Conductive & Cheap Natural Material
Ray Kurzweil: Your Thoughts Create Your Brain
Could Printed Organs Be The Key To Immortality?
Da Vinci Surgery Robot Stitches a Grape Back Together