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The Singularity Is Near

When Humans Transcend Biology

Ray Kurzweil

This book offers a radical view of the future of human development, particularly in the age of artificial intelligence. It explores how humanity will break free from its genetic limitations and achieve unprecedented levels of intelligence, material progress, and longevity. Written by celebrated futurist Ray Kurzweil, this book is a dramatic culmination of centuries of technological ingenuity that presents a genuinely inspiring vision of our ultimate destiny.
Publish Date
First Published in 2005
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It opened me up to the idea of science fiction becoming science fact.      source
Many major problems, like education and disease, will be totally transformed by this in our lifetimes.      source
On the List of my favorite books.      source
Was the basis for the foundation of Singularity University.      source
Selected Books for the Manual for Civilization      source
Has shown that there is this persistent exponential pace of technology.      source