23. The Singularity

How can we improve our anticipation and design of artificial superintelligence (ASI)? What are the likely consequences of the arrival of ASI?

(Additional explanations and links to suitable resources will be added as this project proceeds.)

Navigation aides:

Resources providing an overall introduction to the Singularity:

  • (List pending)

23.1 The singularitarian stance

23.2 The singularity shadow

23.3 Different routes to superintelligence

23.4 Hard and soft take-off

23.5 Possible timescales to reach ASI

23.6 The control problem

“The case for taking AI seriously as a threat to humanity” – Vox article by Kelsey Piper

23.7 The alignment problem

23.8 Human-ASI merger

23.9 No Planet B

23.10 The singularity principles

23.11 AGI or not AGI: fundamental choices

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