The Blaze | Inventor Kurzweil: No more disease, aging, printable replacement organs

December 14, 2013

Source: The Blaze — December 10, 2013 | Benjamin Weingarten

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In an article for CNN, inventor, futurist and author of five books, including one of Glenn Beck’s favorites, The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence, Ray Kurzweil provided five staggering predictions as to what we could expect in the 2020s and 2030s, including among others major advancements in medicine and 3D printing.

Kurzweil developed the theory of the “Singularity” whereby he predicts that human intelligence and artificial intelligence will ultimately converge due to the law of accelerating returns in which technology increases in capability at an accelerating pace for a roughly equal cost each year. [...]