History Film / TheSingularityIsNear

24th Apr '16 4:25:49 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* [[HeyItsThatGuy Hey, It's That Girl]]: Ramona is [[Series/{{NCIS}} Abby Sciuto]].
4th May '14 9:43:15 AM Weaver
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* BenevolentAI: Ramona, as demonstrated by the nanobots incident.
10th Mar '14 7:45:55 AM foxfireman
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10th Mar '14 7:45:53 AM foxfireman
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** Subverted, in that it is not our humanness that makes us special, but our complex brains which allow sentience.

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** Subverted, in that it is Ultimately subverted, since it's not our humanness that makes us special, but our complex brains which allow sentience.
7th Mar '14 4:28:27 AM foxfireman
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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The film talks about the technological advances that will be made in the next twenty years. The Ramona side plot follows this timeline to the first legally sentient AI.
27th Feb '14 6:48:33 AM foxfireman
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* FilmOfTheBook: The book is much more [[InfoDump information dense]] and goes into deeper detail regarding the results of accelerating technology.

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* FilmOfTheBook: The book is much more [[InfoDump information dense]] and goes into deeper detail regarding the results implications (technical, biological, social, etc.) of accelerating technology.


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* InfoDump: The book is much more detailed than the movie, going into great detail about the potential of accelerating technology on many aspects of human life.
27th Feb '14 6:44:23 AM foxfireman
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* FilmOfTheBook: The book is much more [[InfoDump information dense]] and goes into deeper detail regarding the results of accelerating technology.
26th Feb '14 11:27:59 AM foxfireman
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* ArtificialIntelligence: Has advanced so far that one specimen seeks recognition as a person in the eyes of the law.
26th Feb '14 11:06:59 AM foxfireman
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* ExpositionDiagram: The movie and especially the book uses graphs to show how the growth of technology is exponential.
26th Feb '14 10:02:39 AM foxfireman
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--> ''Ray Kurzweil:'' If you asked me "Does God exist?", I would say "Not yet."

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--> ''Ray Kurzweil:'' '''Ray Kurzweil:''' If you asked me "Does God exist?", I would say "Not yet."
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