The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology Author Ray Kurzweil
ISBN-10 0143037889
ISBN-13 9780739466261
Year 2006-09-26
Pages 672
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
Download Link Click Here


Startling in scope and bravado Janet Maslin The New York TimesArtfully envisions a breathtakingly better world Los Angeles TimesElaborate smart and persuasive The Boston GlobeA pleasure to read The Wall Street JournalOne ofCBS Newss Best Fall Books of 2005AmongSt Louis Post Dispatchs Best Nonfiction Books of 2005One of Amazon coms Best Science Books of 2005A radical and optimistic view of the future course of human development from the bestselling author ofHow to Create a Mind and The Age of Spiritual Machineswho Bill Gates calls the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligenceFor 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