Previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously.
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?
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..."
Also reminds me of: Japan’s Phillips Curve Looks Like Japan
You forgot to tag this as 'autological'.
I thought that last image was going to be the Ngram of: .
Doh! Interest over time.