By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans'?
"Today there's no legislation regarding how much intelligence a machine can have, how interconnected it can be. If that continues, look at the exponential trend. We will reach the singularity in the timeframe most experts predict. From that point on you're going to see that the top species will no longer be humans, but machines."
These are the words of Louis Del Monte, physicist, entrepreneur, and author of "The Artificial Intelligence Revolution." Del Monte spoke to us over the phone about his thoughts surrounding artificial intelligence and the singularity, an indeterminate point in the future when machine intelligence will outmatch not only your own intelligence, but the world's combined human intelligence too.
The average estimate for when this will happen is 2040, though Del Monte says it might be as late as 2045. Either way, it's a timeframe of within three decades....
This article is the kind of breathtaking drivel you get on one of the slowest news weekends of the year.
Since this crackpot is promoting his books, and one of his books is about how to time travel (really!), why doesn't he use his knowledge and travel to the future to give us an exact date? That would improve his credibility and help both his books sell better.