Inquisitr | Ray Kurzweil predicts some fantastic things coming in the next 25 years

February 1, 2015

Inquisitr — February 1, 2015

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Ray Kurzweil says by the 2020s most diseases will go away as nanobots become smarter than current medical tech. Normal eating will be replaced by nanosystems.

The Turing test — a test where artificial intelligence becomes indistinguishable from human intelligence — is passed

Self driving cars will take over roads, and people won’t be allowed to drive on highways.

He says by the 2030s, virtual reality will feel 100% real, and people will upload their minds by 2040.

In the 2040s, he says non-biological intelligence will be a billion times more capable than biological intelligence. Nanotech foglets will be able to make food out of thin air and create any object in the physical world at a whim.

By 2045, humans will multiply their intelligence one billion fold by linking wirelessly from their neocortex to synthetic neocortex in the cloud. [...]