The Washington Post | It’s a beautiful time to be alive and educated
August 30, 2014
Source: The Washington Post — August 25, 2014 | Vivek Wadhwa
Computers and the information technology that they enable are absorbing other fields. So we are seeing exponential advances in sensors, artificial intelligence, robotics, medicine, 3D printing, and so on.
Futurist Ray Kurzweil says: “As any technology becomes an information technology, it starts advancing exponentially.” That is what is happening. These technologies are also converging and making amazing and scary things possible. [...]