Andrew Breitbart Presents: Big Hollywood | The Hollywood Revolt, Part 5: The greatest Walt Disney, the millennial Mark Zuckerberg, and the collapse of the left

July 8, 2011

Source: Andrew Breitbart Presents: Big Hollywood — July 8, 2011 | David Swindle

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Consider Transcendent Man, the recent documentary about inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil. The film is based on his 2005 book The Singularity is Near and builds on his past 20 years of accurate predictions of technological growth. This is the reality we forget: technology is constantly getting twice as powerful, half as expensive, and much smaller.

And the speed of this doubling is accelerating. (Kurzweil has pretty startling predictions about how powerful computers will be by 2020, 2029 and 2050.) By anticipating the future technology we can position ourselves to dominate its use once it’s widely adopted. Through Kurzweil we can see that the merging of TV with the internet is likely to happen much sooner (certainly within the decade) than most realize. [...]