Documenting the Coming Singularity

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Nick Bostrom - What lies ahead for mankind?

Editor's Note: Nick Bostrom is the Director of the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University. In this brief presentation he outlines some possible futures for humanity. I like how he begins, showing a painting depicting the fall of Icharus into the sea while farmers on the shore carry on with their normal activities, oblivious to the dramatic event taking place nearby.

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