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The Singularity Is Near

When Humans Transcend Biology

Ray Kurzweil

A radical and optimistic view of the future course of human development by "the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence" (Bill Gates).At the onset of the twenty-first century, humanity stands on the verge of the most transforming and thrilling period in its history. It will be an era in which the very nature of what i...
Publish Date
2006
September 25
Goodreads rating
3.94
ISBN
8580001059327
Recommendations
6
Recommendations
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
Mar 13, 2012
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