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Engineering A Singular Future For Humanity : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

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Last week I went to a lecture by the inventor and futurist author Ray Kurzweil, who was visiting Dartmouth College for a couple of days. Kurzweil became famous for his music synthesizers and his text-to-speech software, which are of great help to those who can’t read or are blind. Stevie Wonder was one of his first customers. His main take, that the exponential advance in information and computer technology will deeply transform society and the meaning of being human, resonates with many people and scares a bunch more.

via Engineering A Singular Future For Humanity : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR.

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Written by edparnell

November 14, 2012 at 10:40 pm

Posted in Products, Science, Tech

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