David Pearce - Prophetic Narratives - Humanity+ @San Francisco
February 10, 2013
Prophetic Narratives: Will Humanity’s Successors Also Be Our Decendants? http://2012.humanityplus.org
Accelerating technological progress leads some futurists to predict the imminent end of the transhuman era and the dawn of posthuman superintelligence. But what is superintelligence? How does intelligence relate to sentience? What is the Explanatory Gap, Moravec’s Paradox, and the Binding Problem? Will nonbiological machines ever be more than zombies?...