The Wall Street Journal: Japan | Report by New York correspondent Misako Hida: computers surpass human intelligence, ‘Singularity’

March 4, 2011

The Wall Street Journal: Japan — March 4, 2011 | Misako Hida

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In 2045, artificial intelligence (AI) will come to dominate the planet. Computers will surpass human intelligence — this is the “Singularity.” Limits like biological aging and disease will be surpassed — even death will no longer be seen as a restriction to human life. Leading futurist, inventor, entrepreneur, and best-selling author Ray Kurzweil (63) is confident that [...]