Friday, 11 February 2011

Ray Kurzweil: Explains The Singularity, Longevity, exponential growth of IT

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Law of Accelerating Returns - Exponential increase (doubling per year) eg Genetic Sequencing, computer power, reprogram biology - turn off fat insulin receptor gene. Humans transcend our limitations.

Bridge to a bridge to a bridge. Bridge 1: eating right and exercising >> 10-20 years - Bridge 2 - change our genes >> Bridge 3 - nanorobots will keep us healthy. Parkinsons Disease. The sky is the limit! Exponential growth of IT - protect us from those who will abuse it.

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