How Close are We to Technological Singularity and When?

How Close are We to Technological Singularity and When?
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We are in an age of very fast technological advancement, which means each day and each year many technologies will be advanced, and also many new technologies will be available in the world.

One of these new techs will become so huge that they might change the future of humanity. These technologies might be Artificial Intelligence, Brain-Computer Interface, but we don't know until we see what these techs might give us.

And if you want to learn more about this topic, stay tuned until the end because we will be delving into a technological singularity in our everyday lives.

What is the Technological Singularity

The technological singularity is a hypothetical point in time at which technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unforeseeable changes to human civilization.

While humans have repeatedly altered our ecosystem, intelligent machines are expected to alter and expand the human ecosystem in new and unexpected ways.

How Technological Singularity Can Impact Humanity

how close are we to technological singularity - SCI-FI Logic
The concept at by Neil Miller

Many popular figures in society believe that when Technological Singularity occurs, humanity will be replaced by AI, but one figure, Elon Musk, suggests a solution to avoid that situation through ai and human symbiosis.

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He also has a company called Neuralink that is currently developing BCI (Brain-Computer Interface) that will help us to merge the human mind with Ai in the possible future.

Read More: Invasive vs Noninvasive Brain-Computer Interface (BCI)

The technological Singularity might impact an entire human species by changing political systems, providing changes like increased ability to protect citizens, a Better and more effective justice system, and citizens might be able to prevent crimes but at a cost of our privacy.

  • Advanced Decision Making
  • Prevent Crimes
  • Super Intelligent Machine
  • Low privacy
  • Effective Justice System
  • Ability to cure any Disease
  • Advanced Gene Editing
  • Many Impossible Discoveries

Technological Singularity Timeline

how close are we to technological singularity - SCI-FI Logic

And if you are wondering about when this hypothetical phenomenon will happen, then worry not because we will also discuss the Timeline of Technological Singularity in this segment.

Currently, this is predicted by the singularity proponents to happen around 2040 to 2045.

American author, inventor, and futurist Raymond Kurzweil has become well known for his predictions about artificial intelligence and the human species, mainly concerning technological singularity. He predicts that artificial intelligence would outsmart the human brain in computational capabilities by the mid-21st century.

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