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.
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Review: The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend BiologyUser Review - Gerrit Middelkoop - Goodreads
This book really inspired me. First I assumed that the thesis that technological advances are exponential was limited to microprocessors, but Ray provided an abundance of proof to the contrary. In the ... Read full review
Review: The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend BiologyUser Review - Sam - Goodreads
Strap in folks! The singularity is near! Upcoming technological changes that will forever change what it means to be human are right around the corner! This is a very optimistic view of the near ... Read full review