In Search of the Sixth Sense

March 23, 2005 | Source: Fast Company

n this interview, Ray Kurzweil discusses birth, death, and the potential offered by non-biological thinking processes.

“I believe we’ll demonstrate a mouse that doesn’t age within approximately a decade,” he says. “And within a decade of that we’ll translate that into human therapies.”

“The killer app for nanotechnology is nanobots. Some will be in the environment, cleaning up, providing energy. Some will be involved in automated manufacturing. Some will be in our bodies, keeping us healthy from the inside. Destroying pathogens, getting rid of toxins, killing cancer cells. It will be routine.”