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A Limit to Intelligence

In Singularity theory, we often assume there is no limit to the growth of intelligence. That may not be an accurate assumption. While we cannot currently define a limiting factor, it is possible that the growth of intelligence approximates a hyperbolic curve that approaches an asymptote but never crosses it. We reached the assumption of […]

Wealth Expansion in Space

Any resource that cannot be replaced as fast as it is consumed is considered to be “non-renewable”. By contrast, resources that can be replaced or seem to be available in unlimited supply are considered to be “renewable”. The definition of these two categories is fuzzy and can change over time. In most economic theories, renewable […]

After the Singularity

Alice was not a bit hurt, and she jumped up on to her feet in a moment: she looked up, but it was all dark overhead; before her was another long passage, and the White Rabbit was still in sight, hurrying down it. There was not a moment to be lost: away went Alice like […]