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Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Science |

Ray Kurzweil explains why there is no reason to fear future technologies

Ray Kurzweil explains why there is no reason to fear future technologies

The eminent inventor and futurist – the current Director of Engineering at Google where he works in natural language systems – participated in a seminar in Chile where he lectured at the event Entel Summit .

“The Is Near. When Humans Transcendamos Biology “is one of the many books he has written Kurzweil. In it he describes his theory of accelerating returns Law , which predicts an exponential growth in computing technologies such as, genetics, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, we will achieve the technological singularity by 2045.

This singularity refers to the point in the future they will reach a level of intelligence (artificial, biological and collective) so high that involve a difference with all currently known so huge that it is impossible to understand and predict for any human being before uniqueness.

Like all great changes, whether this particular one is satisfied or not, people are always afraid of the unknown, so we took the opportunity to ask Kurzweil about what he would tell all pessimistic about what lies ahead morning:

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