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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.'
Although this book was written in 2005, it is a seminal vision of the human journey and destination, and in truth, the invention of the superhuman thinking machine will be the last... Read morePublished 12 days ago by larry rathbun
It is already here - but sure we do not realize - and are afraid of what it may became...Published 25 days ago by Oswaldo PEPE
Very deep and reliant on graphs and deep scientific terms, a little frightening in its implications for the future.Published 25 days ago by Amazon Customer
Probably the most insightful book I've ever read.
It shows the impressive implications of modern technology.
Don't be intimidated by it's size or content. Read more
Good read. The singularity is near but what "near" really means is debatable. Kurzweil touches a great topic; he's an unabashed believer that it's at hand. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ryan B. Richards
Considered one of this era's greatest thinkers. Intriguing ideas. I hope he is correct in his projections.Published 1 month ago by Gentle Giant
Absolutely brilliant. This man is a genius, no doubt about it in my mind. Perhaps why Google had the foresight to hire him as one of their Directors of Engineering. Read morePublished 1 month ago by A Reader