Singularity Failure

Singularity Failure I recently read an article by computer scientist Vernor Vinge titled “What If the Singularity Does NOT Happen.”  I have become so accustomed to thinking about our future in the context of a technological singularity that a future without one seems strange.  What would it mean for our species in the long-term? Full … Continue reading Singularity Failure

Super Volcanoes

Super Volcanoes Super Volcanoes are rare events that are 1,000x more powerful than a regular volcano.  They may be the most formidable natural phenomenon our species could encounter.  Is one likely to go off soon?  Should we prepare globally for such an event?  Cadell Last and Travis Steffens discuss. Podcast: Super Volcanoes on The Advanced Apes