Guardian Liberty Voice | Gennady Stolyarov on transhumanism, Google Glass, Kurzweil and singularity

May 28, 2014

Source: Guardian Liberty Voice — May 22, 2014 | Rebecca Savastio

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We also asked Stolyarov about Google Glass and chief engineer at Google, Ray Kurzweil. Stolyarov gave tremendous insight into these issues and more. Google chief engineer Ray Kurzweil is a transhumanist. He is working toward the Singularity and the day when computers become smarter than people.

There has not been a single technology in recent history that has remained an exclusive preserve of the wealthy, even though many technologies started out that way. Ray Kurzweil writes in his FAQ regarding his book. By the time Ray Kurzweil’s vision could be realized, vast virtual environments would be hosted in less than the area of a room. [...]