MIT Technology Review | Q&A with futurist Martine Rothblatt

October 20, 2014

MIT Technology Review — October 20, 2014 | Antonio Regalado

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Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, says it’s “wonderfully suggestive” of a time when computers really will think and feel.

Kurzweil makes the comment in the foreword to Virtually Human: The Promise and the Peril of Digital Immortality, a new book by Bina 48’s owner, Martine Rothblatt, who makes legal and ethical arguments for why intelligent software might eventually deserve all the rights of people. [...]


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