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11-11-11 and the singularity

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    drewsaviniposted 8 years ago

    11-11-11 and the singularity

    considering the law of accelerated returns and the proximity to the coming technological singularity, what is the likelihood the Nov 11, 2011 is the date which true, self-aware artificial intelligence is created, and Dec 12, 2012 is the date of the real-life singularity, where the machines truly surpass humanity?

  2. DISH Network Talk profile image68
    DISH Network Talkposted 8 years ago

    While I enjoy the drive of the question, and am extremely familiar with both topics, I'd have to say the probability of those two dates corresponding with or corroborating those two things is very, very slim.

    Cool idea though.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image91
    paradigmsearchposted 8 years ago

    None (well, maybe .000000000001%). However, as to some other future date; the probability is probably greater.

    The confliguration of paragraphical statements is probably of greater import.

  4. Christopher Price profile image77
    Christopher Priceposted 7 years ago

    Though we humans seek meaning in dates on our contrived calendars, it would be more likely an artificial intelligence would, at the very least, mark time in binary code.
    I am mid-way through writing a hub that postulates the theory that the first example of artificial intelligence and the manipulation of mankind by computers was the creation of the term "Ground Zero Mosque" by Google in September of 2010.
    The question becomes: once artificial intelligence is achieved, can a devious sense of irony be far behind?