James Reyes on technology, language and the human experience.

What happens when computers get smarter than humans?


According to Wikipedia, a technological singularity is:

the theoretical emergence of superintelligence through technological means. Since it is believed that the capabilities of such intelligence would be difficult for an unaided human mind to comprehend, the technological singularity is often seen as an occurrence, akin to a singularity, beyond which events cannot be predicted, yet many have made educated guesses about what will follow.

Documentary filmmaker Doug Wolens film, The Singularity, explores the possible bad and the possible good that the technological singularity could bring.