State of the W 5: Things Fall

Summer is ending, Fall is warming up, Winter feels years away, and the PS Prize Pool now sits at $500. Happy October everyone. Comic front: PS 6: Double Pickup Stiks is currently being edited, and should be ready for publication before the end of the year. Whether that publication with be with an established publishing […]

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What kinds of Superintelligences might we expect?

Nick Bostrom, vaunted Swedish philosopher at the University of Oxford, and author of the book Superintelligence, argues therein that: Human-level machine intelligence has a fairly sizeable chance of being developed by mid-century, and that it has a non-trivial chance of being developed considerably sooner or much later; that it might perhaps fairly soon thereafter result in […]

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