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
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.” [...]