Scientists can do brilliant things, but for some reason they are very unintelligent by and large. They are fixated on Darwinism, and now the Singularity hype is taking the stage.
The concept of technology doesn’t really work here…
The technological singularity—or simply the singularity—is a hypothetical point in time at which technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unforeseeable changes to human civilization. … The first to use the concept of a “singularity” in the technological context was John von Neumann.
Source: singularity – Google Search