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Then the slashdot I know is truly dead.
make sure your readers have some way of guessing at the correct proonunciation.
Yeah, I read the Conqueror's Trilogy, and I had to rely on my imagination! Can you believe it?! In a sc-fi novel, no less!
Besides, the Singularity is just about AI.
You clearly haven't read the book. Short answer is no it's not. Kurzwell goes into great detail how AI, nanotech, and other technology will allow us to slowly merge with technology until we are no longer just biological. If you are going to make pronouncements as what the singularity is, at least read the damn book.
"For a male and female to live continuously together is... biologically speaking, an extremely unnatural condition." -- Robert Briffault