August 22, 2010
2010 Singularity Summit - A Meeting of the Minds
The 2010 Singularity Summit, held this past weekend in San Francisco, was, quite literally a meeting of the minds. Not just because the assembled group consisted of a fair number of the brainiest people on the planet, and not just because the general consensus was that a meshing of silicon hardware with our carbon wetware appears to be a future inevitability, but also because of the discussion about animal intelligence and how it is similar to yet different from our own.
Now that the event is a week in the past there have been a number of very interesting posts written on what happened there and what people think of it. I've taken the time to pull together a detailed listing of the event itself as well as the press the Summit received and I've organized it into the Pearltree below.
Some of the interesting content you'll find in the links below include:
- Steven Mann on H2Organ at Singularity Summit 2010
- Singularity Summit | Summit 2010 > A Sample of the Singularity Summit -Includes full videos to the 2009 Singularity Summit Talks
- Patrick Takahashi of Huffington Post on The Singularity Summit 2010 -
- ZDNet's CHris Jablonski on: Singularity Summit 2010: No place for human values in a 'posthuman' future?
- A collection of the links and tweets from the 2010 Singularity Summit: Accelerating Future » Singularity Summit 2010 Tweets and Links
- Additional Collected Press Coverage of the Summit: A Selection of Singularity Summit 2010 Coverage
- Mathilde Berchon covers the more physical aspects: Singularity Summit 2010- Human Health and Body Improvements Innovation Round-Up
- Summit Volunteer, Kevin Fischer provides his thoughts on the event before the fact.
- A comprehensive list of abstracts, bios and deep links on presenters.
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