Reason | Here comes artificial intelligence: Ray Kurzweil’s new book imagines man-made minds
November 13, 2012
Reason — November 13, 2012 | Matthew Feeney
In his 2005 book The Singularity Is Near, the futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted that we can expect the Singularity by 2045 and that superintelligences will eventually colonize vast swathes of galaxies.
In his latest book, How to Create a Mind, Kurzweil argues that reverse-engineering a human brain is the best route to creating high functioning AI. [...]