Sunday, November 8, 2009

The 2009 Singularity Summit: Video

Singularity Summit 
The 2009 Singularity Summit
Held October 3-4, 2009
In New York, NY. USA

Videos from The 2009 Singularity Summit 2009
Watch for FREE on Vimeo

Hosted by the Singularity Institute featuring a group of extraordinary visionaries in business, science, technology, design and the arts exploring the rising impact of science and technology on society. The summit was organized to further the understanding of a controversial idea – The singularity scenario.

Speakers include:
Ray Kurzweil
Aubrey de Grey
Stephen Wolfram
Peter Thiel
David Chalmers
Michael Nielsen

Complete list of speakers

Videos from past Singularity Summits

Reading List:

The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
Ray Kurzweil

Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology
Eric Drexler

Global Catastrophic Risks
Sir Martin Rees, Nick Bostrom, Milan Cirkovic

Good and Real: Demystifying Paradoxes from Physics to Ethics (Bradford Books)
Gary Drescher

Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind
Gary Marcus

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