The New York Times | Trying to outrace scientific advances — Almost Human on Fox police show based in the future

November 27, 2013

Source: The New York Times — November 15, 2013 | Hugh Hart

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Mr. Wyman added that his series’s premise draws on the “Singularity” theories of the futurist Ray Kurzweil, who forecasts the merging of flesh, blood and minuscule nanobot devices into self-healing man-machine hybrids.

“Kurzweil talks about how, if you had cancer, you could get a pill the size of a marble containing hundreds of tiny computers programmed to attack your cancer cells,” Mr. Wyman said. “By dinner time, you don’t have cancer any more. This is something I believe is going to happen.” [...]