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Our new chapter in Islamabad marks another milestone in the scale and scope of our Singularity University community.
Both the optimists and the pessimists often appeal to the idea of a technological singularity, a point in time where machine intelligence starts to run away, and a new, more intelligent "species" starts to inhabit the earth.
Singularities are thought to exist at the center of black holes, and naked singularity is the name given to singularities that exist outside black holes.
The Technological Singularity is the hypothetical event scientists believe will occur when an artificially intelligent machine becomes smart enough to build ever more powerful versions of itself.
The Singularity is also expected to be the end of economic scarcity, and wouldn't that be nice.
In this section we present the algorithms to compute the Euler characteristic of the Milnor fibre of plane curve singularity f which can be implemented in SINGULAR [2,3]
In The Singularity Is Near (2005), Ray Kurzweil postulates that, in 2045, "the pace of technological change will be so rapid, its impact so deep, that human life will be irreversibly transformed.
Conventional understanding holds that the big bang began with a singularity -- an unfathomably hot and dense phenomenon of spacetime where the standard laws of physics break down.
For better orientation, second part of Table II lists conductivities, which form corresponding singularity.
The preliminary chapters discuss singularity theory for KAM tori, review methodology and present a flow chart of the monograph, and present notation, geometric and analytic background, symplectic deformations, and cohomology equations.
At last month's Technology Transfer Conference by the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Jose Luis Cordeiro of Singularity University gave an eye-opening talk replete with robots, glowing plants and even woolly mammoths.
Schwarzschild's solution "contains a coordinate singularity on a surface that is now named after him.