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  1. Aaron says:

    This illustrates well how phenomena that appear to be exponentials are really just sigmoids, or something else, and why there's no "singularity."

    • I mean everything returns to zero eventually, right?

    • japhomatic says:

      Agreed. Also, was looking at the overall timeline and thinking, "...the age of transistors in the 1950s, check; the oversold claims of AI, logic programming and lisp machines in the 70s/80s, check; Kurzweil begins writing books, check..."

  2. Kyle Huff says:

    Nominative determinism.

  3. GM says:

    You forgot to tag this as 'autological'.

  4. Stephen says:

    I thought that last image was going to be the Ngram of: .

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