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Technology will accelerate exponentially. Within 25 years, computers will have consciousness. Humans will soon be bionic. These predictions make bestselling author Ray Kurzweil (The Singularity Is Near) a prophetic genius to some, and a highly sophisticated crackpot to others. There is no question, however, that he has predicted the future with more accuracy than anyone else in history.
TRANSCENDENT MAN gets inside the mind of the award-winning scientist and A.I. specialist through extensive interviews with Kurzweil himself and revealing conversations with friends and colleagues. The film outlines Kurzweil s theory of singularity the point when change occurs so rapidly that humans will need to merge with technology to keep up while also chronicling Kurzweil s history, his myriad accomplishments (including 24 U.S. patents), and his unique vision of the future.
Bonus Features: Extended Interviews; Deleted Scenes; Tribeca Film Festival Q&A with direcotr Barry Ptolemy and Ray Kurzweil.
Boring movie. Took a topic that could've been read about in less than 20 minutes and dragged it out for well over an hour.Published 1 month ago by Kenneth Orton
Overly self indulgent biopic of Kurzweil. Less about future of AI than I wanted. Depressing father issues. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Daniel Shaw
Informative with excellent direction...gave me all the information I needed to be prepared for my class discussion on the philosophy of death and dying.Published 2 months ago by Marissa
It was all right. I have read quite a bit about the singularity and AI and modern science developments, so it was pretty basic to me.Published 2 months ago by raggedyann
Accidentally ordered this on my playstation 4 app and it started playing. I stopped it and Im not able to get a refund because it streamed for 1 second. Read morePublished 4 months ago by HEATHER BABBITT
“Transcendent Man” is a documentary about the life and ideas of Ray Kurzweil, a successful American inventor and author of the book “The Singularity is Near”. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ashtar Command