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The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: London : Gerald Duckworth, 2009
Edition/Format:   Book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Examines the next step in the evolutionary process of the union of human and machine. This title offers a view of the coming age that is both a dramatic culmination of centuries of technological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Kurzweil
ISBN: 9780715635612 0715635611
OCLC Number: 769695949
Notes: Optryk af 1st edition 2005
The six epochs. A theory of technology evolution : the law of accelerating returns. Achieving the computational capacity of the human brain. Achieving the software of human intelligence : how to reverse engineer the human brain. GNR : three overlapping revolutions. The impact.... Ich bin ein singularitarian. The deeply intertwined promise and peril of GNR. Response to critics. Epilogue
Description: xvii, 652 s. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The six epochs --
A theory of technology evolution : the law of accelerating returns --
Achieving the computational capacity of the human brain --
Achieving the software of human intelligence : how to reverse engineer the human brain --
GNR : three overlapping revolutions --
The impact.... Ich bin ein singularitarian --
The deeply intertwined promise and peril of GNR. Response to critics --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Ray Kurzweil

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"'Ray Kurzweil is the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence. His intriguing new book envisions a future in which information technologies have advanced so far and Read more...

 
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