The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
For over three decades, Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future. In his classic The Age of Spiritual Machines, he argued that computers would soon rival the full range of human intelligence at its best. Now he examines the next step in this inexorable evolutionary process: the union of human and machine, in which the knowledge and skills embedded in our brains will be combined with the vastly greater capacity, speed, and knowledge-sharing ability of our creations.
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend BiologyUser Review - Kris Morelli - Goodreads
Interesting theories, interesting analysis, very, very long. However, I will remember many of his predictions and beliefs. Read full review
Review: The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend BiologyUser Review - Alex Devero - Goodreads
Over the next few decades, artificial intelligence will eclipse biological human intelligence. But we will also become “artificially” intelligent. Gradually, our biological bodies and brains will be replaced and enhanced by devices, and humanity will be altered beyond anything we can imagine. Read full review