Editorial illustration; Recursive Self-Improvement.
Recursive self-improvement is the theoretical ability of Seed Artificial Intelligence to write its own software, continually making itself smarter and stronger. After a while, the Seed AI would surpass its human creators in cognitive abilities, and you can just imagine what happens after that: Singularity Time!
CNN; editorial illustration. 4 Trends Shaping the Emerging ‘Superfluid’ Economy by Venessa Miemis.
Sketch: European Space Agency’s Rosetta Spacecraft encountering the comet it was sent to investigate.
Coincidentally, I saw the actual Rosetta stone a few months ago in London.
CNN; editorial infographic, for the Future of Facebook project.