December 1, 2011
Source: PhysOrg — December 1, 2011 | Stuart Mason Dambrot
In his post-presentation press conference, Kurzweil was asked about the role of our evolutionarily-determined biological drives — and thereby motivation and emotion — as minds merge with machines and AI equals or surpasses human levels. Kurzweil noted that we have a remarkable ability to sublimate our drives, and we do so largely into innovation.
Since he sees the purpose of technology as the transcendence of our biological limitations, one… read more