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Seth Rogen to make a comedy about humans becoming robots

Technically Incorrect: The intellectuals call it the Singularity. Could it be anything other than a comedy?

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.

From playing Woz to being a human-robot? A great leap?

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The first time I ever wrote about tech, it was from the Singularity Summit in San Francisco.

There I espied highly intelligent humans who were desperate to become robots.

I thought this a touch funny at the time. I still do.

I'm delighted, therefore, that Seth Rogen has decided to immortalize these humans' enterprise into, well, a comedy.

Speaking on the Nerdist podcast (around the 55-minute mark), the man who has already played tech hero Steve Wozniak said that he was developing a pilot for the FX Channel.

"It's about Singularity. It's about Artificial Intelligence," he said. "It's a half-hour comedy about the Singularity, basically. I won't say anything else because I don't even know if I can talk about it."

He said it would be shot next year and frankly I can barely wait. FX didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Should you be unfamiliar with the main protagonists of the Singularity, one is Google's director of engineering Ray Kurzweil.

He believes that humans will be hybrid robot creatures by 2030. (Something to look forward to, millennials.) He can't wait for a computer to love him.

There's an even greater glory to Kurzweil's thinking. He insists that once we have robotic implants, we'll be "godlike."

How can this not be fodder for a comedy, I hear you splutter.

Please don't say that too loudly. Your tech overlords might get upset.