Top News of 2001

January 3, 2002 | Source: KurzweilAI

In its first year of operation, has chronicled the notable news stories on accelerating intelligence. And now we’ve selected the most important of these 724 news stories.

These serve to document the key breakthroughs for 2001 in continued exponential growth of computation, communication, and other information-based technologies; comparable acceleration in efforts to reverse-engineer the human brain and other sources of the templates of intelligence; similar growth in our understanding of the information basis of biological processes; and the contributions of nanotechnology.

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