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2018 25/Aug
Political Singularity

“Political singularity” is a hypothetical event where global and national politics centers almost exclusively on issues related to post-human intelligence and power. Most of the attention will likely center around a single set of related questions: Will we decide to enhance human brains (will super-intelligent cyborgs be created)? Will we decide to create post-human artificial […]

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2018 17/Aug
Substrate Monopoly

I’ll begin this short entry with a supposition that might seem bold: In the remaining part of the 21st century, all competition between the world’s most powerful nations or organizations (whether economic competition, political competition, or military conflict) is about gaining control over the computational substrate that houses human experience and artificial intelligence. By “computational […]

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