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Although I cannot say I agree with every assessment, the book is very thought provoking and well worth reading.
Its time that Kurzweil was simply ignored, as he is just REPEATING the same stuff over and over, with almost no scientific evidence to back up his extreme claims.
He defines this as a period in the future where the rate of technological change will be so high that human life will be `irreversibly transformed.'
Ray Kurzweil puts forth a convincing argument for the singularity and how it can be a force for good. I only have one complaint. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Paul Cottrell
The first few chapters are slow and repetitive, but I really enjoyed the book. I recommended it to several like-minded friends.Published 15 days ago by Jerry
Kurzweil's work is incredibly long and thoughtful, and should be consumed very carefully and slowly. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Ryan Mease
Kurzweil uses the words "growing exponentially" about so many phenomena, and so terribly often in this book, that it becomes both grating and incredible - incredible in the literal... Read morePublished 26 days ago by David
This book has altered the way I see the world as much as any book I have read before it. One of the best books I've ever read.Published 28 days ago by Lee Lewis