Stephen Wolfram to speak at Singularity Summit

Stephen Wolfram, author of the book A New Kind Of Science, creator of the Mathematica symbolic calculation software suit, and of the Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine is a recent addition to the roster of speakers at the Singularity Summit in New York.

In a recent webcast the audience in large numbers asked Stephen to comment on his views about the Technological Singularity and I captured it on video (sorry for the awful image quality due to multiple compression and cross-conversion):

You can also view the full webcast.

This conversation with science fiction author Gregory Benford is promising to be really interesting, and a great addition to the program.

If you haven’t registered yet to the Summmit, you can still do so until midnight EST Oct, with a 20% discount.