The Singularity Is Near

The Singularity Is Near

When Humans Transcend Biology

Format
Paperback
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$23.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143037880
  • 672 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

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.

Praise

Artfully envisions a breathtakingly better world. (Los Angeles Times)

A pleasure to read. (The Wall Street Journal)

The best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence (Bill Gates)
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