The singularity is defined by Ray Kurzweil as the time when technology is advancing so fast that humankind can no longer keep track of it. That is to say, the birth of a super-intelligent artificial intelligence.
It is considered an unavoidable consequence of the exponential growth in technology which by 2029 will see $1,000 of computing power being a thousand times more powerful than the human brain in the near future.
The singularity is not nearSalon - 13-May-2018
Excerpt from “Live Work Work Work Die" by Corey Pein.
Super Artificial Intelligence With IQ of 10,000 in 30 YearsFuturism - 27-Oct-2017
SoftBank has invested $100 billion to build chips capable of such IQ levels.
Why Quantum Computers Will Be Exponentially FasterSingularity Hub - 18-Sep-2017
VIDEO explains how quantum computers work.