Category Archives: Religion – The Future

The Future of Religion

History is littered with dead gods. The Greek and Roman gods, and thousands of others have perished, yet AllahYahweh and a few more still survive. But will belief in these remaining gods endure? It will not. Our descendants will be too advanced to share such primitive beliefs.

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Is The Singularity A Religious Doctrine?

A colleague forwarded John Horgan‘s recent Scientific American article, “The Singularity and the Neural Code.” Horgan argues that the intelligence augmentation and mind uploading that would lead to a technological singularity depend upon cracking the neural code. Continue reading Is The Singularity A Religious Doctrine?

Religion and Superintelligence

Progress in machine classification of images. The error rate of AI by year. Red line – the error rate of a trained human

I was recently contacted by a staff writer from the online newsmagazine The Daily Dot. He is writing a story at the intersection of computer superintelligence and religion, Continue reading Religion and Superintelligence

When Superintelligent AIs Arrive, Will Religions Try to Convert It?

 

Progress in machine classification of images. The error rate of AI by year. Red line – the error rate of a trained human

Zoltan Istvan caused a stir with his recent article: “When Superintelligent AI Arrives, Will Religions Try to Convert It?Continue reading When Superintelligent AIs Arrive, Will Religions Try to Convert It?