WBUR Radio Boston | How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

November 29, 2012

Source: WBUR Radio Boston — November 29, 2012 | Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks

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Think how far and how fast technology has advanced. Just a century and a half ago, the fastest way we could communicate with each other was by Pony Express. Then came the telegraph, telephones and computers, all revolutionizing the way we live, work and play — in just a few decades.

Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil says soon we’ll be able to introduce tiny computers into our blood stream and brains that will make us healthier and smarter. His most recently published book is How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed — you can read an excerpt below.

Kurzweil joins Radio Boston to discuss his prediction that, in the very near future, artificial intelligence will emulate — even surpass — human abilities.


 Listen to the full radio show here: How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed