the future of the Singularity

A public dialogue organised by the Club of Amsterdam.

19 May 2011
  • 18:30
  • HTIB
  • 1e Weteringplantsoen 2c, 1017 SJ Amsterdam

According to the Singularity Institute, (technological) singularity is the technological creation of smarter-than-human intelligence. So simple the definition may look like, it signals the end of 5 million year human evolution with the emergence of super intelligence as a result of exponential technological development.Event information


Singularity 125x125 - Felix Bopp

The topics and speakers are

Frank Theys, philosopher, filmmaker and visual artist
Changed attitudes on 'human enhancement' since the turn of the millennium.

Yuri van Geest, Head of Emerging Technologies, THNK, the Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership.
Singularity - The Biggest Tech Wave is Here

Arjen Kamphuis, Co-founder, CTO, Gendo
The Singularity - Fantasy, threat or opportunity?

Moderated by Peter van Gorsel, Educational Business Developer, University of Amsterdam / UvA/HvA