Cover of: The singularity is near | Ray Kurzweil

About the Edition

A controversial scientific vision predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging.

Table of 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
153.9
Library of Congress
QP376 .K85 2005

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xvii, 652 p. :
Number of pages
652

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23050172M
Internet Archive
singularityisnea00kurz
ISBN 10
0670033847
LC Control Number
2004061231
Library Thing
8365
Goodreads
427309
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