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Subject Headings: Technological Singularity, Technological Unemployment.


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1. Introduction

The survival of man depends on the early construction of an ultra-intelligent machine.


Let an ultraintelligent machine be defined as a machine that can far surpass all the intellectual activities of any man however clever. Since the design of machines is one of these intellectual activities, an ultraintelligent machine could design even better machines; there would then unquestionably be an ‘intelligence explosion,’ and the intelligence of man would be left far behind. Thus the first ultraintelligent machine is the last invention that man need ever make.

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1965 SpeculationsConcerningtheFirstUIrving John GoodSpeculations Concerning the First Ultraintelligent Machine1965
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titleSpeculations Concerning the First Ultraintelligent Machine +
year1965 +