The New Zealand Herald | A taste of what’s to come from smartphones

December 27, 2013

Source: The New Zealand Herald — December 28, 2013 | Rhodri Marsden

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Few of us can conceive of the pace with which technological power is developing.

Ray Kurzweil (author, futurist, and a director of engineering at Google) predicts that by 2025 we’ll have a computer which has the processing power of the human brain, and by 2045 it’ll have the processing power of six billion brains — i.e., everyone on the planet. [...]