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kottke.org posts about singularity

Profile of Ray Kurzweil on the occasion

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 29, 2005

Profile of Ray Kurzweil on the occasion of the publication of his latest book, The Singularity is Near. “This individualistic, mechanistic ethos, his critics argue, also blurs Kurzweil’s predictive power, because it ignores all the ways in which technologies are bounded by social forces.” Gotta love his quest for immortality though.

Kurzweil’s new book on the singularity is

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 21, 2005

Kurzweil’s new book on the singularity is out at the end of the month. It’s a sequel to the excellent The Age of Spiritual Machines. “By 2045, we’ll get to a point where technical progress will be so fast that unenhanced human intelligence will be unable to follow it”.