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The age of spiritual machines : how we will live, work and think in the new age of intelligent machines

Author: Ray Kurzweil
Publisher: New York ; London : Texere, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this controversial book, the author looks at what the next century holds for the computer and the species that invented it. By 2020 computers will equal the capacity of the human brain, people  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Forecasting
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Kurzweil
ISBN: 1587991225 9781587991226
OCLC Number: 55130411
Notes: Originally published: London: Orion Business, 1999.
Description: xii, 388 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Probing the past. 1. The law of time and chaos. 2. The intelligence of evolution. 3. Of mind and machines. 4. A new form of intelligence on earth. 5. Context and knowledge --
pt. II. Preparing the present. 6. Building new brains... 7. ...and bodies. 8. 1999 --
pt. III. To face the future. 9. 2009. 10. 2019. 11. 2029. 12. 2099 --
Epilogue: the rest of the universe revisited.
Responsibility: Ray Kurzweil.

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