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The Future is Now

September 30, 2009

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Just a few days out from the international Singularity Summit in Manhattan. The fundamental areas of accelerating technology and science that will be covered by the conference include quantum computing, nanotechnology, whole brain emulation, and lifespan extension research, with a distinct unifying theme of the potential and the promise for creating strong artificially intelligent technologies, as well as the challenges and the risks of this developmental endeavor.

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There is certainly an all-star lineup of fascinating and provocative speakers, each of whom is both a maverick and a maven in their field of specialty. Keynote speakers include:

As always, one of the major questions I will be contemplating during the conference is how we can leverage accelerating and convergent technologies to make our world not just a higher-powered planet, but a truly more enlightened, calmer globe, more affected by the realization of our interdependence and the impulse to alleviate suffering. Your thoughts on the topic are always welcome!

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