CNN | Ray Kurzweil, humans will be hybrids by 2030

June 3, 2015

CNN — June 3, 2015 | Jillian Eugenios

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In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent. That’s the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google. He predicts humans will be hybrids in the 2030s.

Kurzweil says our brains will connect directly to the cloud, with thousands of computers, augmenting our existing intelligence.

He said the brain will connect via nanobots, tiny robots made from DNA strands. The bigger and more complex the cloud, the more advanced our thinking. In the 2040s, Kurzweil believes thinking will be predominately non-biological.

We’ll be able to fully back up our brains. “We’re going to gradually merge and enhance ourselves,” he said. “In my view, that’s the nature of being human, we transcend our limitations.” [...]