Forbes | Health and medicine at the inflection point — today’s perspective from Ray Kurzweil

February 5, 2013

Source: Forbes — February 5, 2013 | John Nosta

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There are few voices in the scientific community that have looked so deep and so far into our humanity. Ray Kurzweil is certainly one of these visionaries.  He recently took the time to provide his perspective on digital health and the evolution of medicine.

From nanobots to life eternal, Kurzweil keeps us thinking and imagining a future that is poised to change with amazing speed and relevance to our everyday lives.

Moving beyond the quantified self: For Kurzweil, the concept of digital health is much more than the collection of information.  The quantified self is only a small part of the movement and is the basis for self-transformation.  It allows us to redesign our bodies and lives from the “DNA” ground up. [...]