Sunday, August 4, 2019

The singularity and communism

It has been suggested that a technologically induced age of abundance, “the singularity,” will usher in communism much as Marx predicted.* But won’t there be a class struggle between humans and mechanical life (AIs)? And won’t the mechanical life prevail?

* See, for example,  The Singularity and Socialism, C. Townsend, 2015 and Fully Automated Luxury Communism, A. Bastani, 2018.

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