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User Review  - drardavis - www.librarything.com

This is a comprehensive account of the state of the art of three interconnected technologies: genetics, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence. A major premise is that progress in these fields is ... Read full review

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

Excellent charts (both log and linear) showing exponential growth and change. Accelerating pace of change is vividly depicted. Dense book with deep notes and references. Read full review

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User Review  - stevetempo - LibraryThing

Enjoyed it much! It's a very bold projection of a possible future. Along the way Ray Kurzweil brings you up to speed on the state of cutting-edge technology that figures into this future. At times it ... Read full review

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User Review  - mtemples - LibraryThing

Kurzweil is one of the best futurists out there. His predictions about what is coming in the field of technology are undoubtedly very close to the mark. His assumption that the price of technologies ... Read full review

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User Review  - chriswhitmore - LibraryThing

slow start, sorta pompous style, mind bendingly good in the last two thirds. Very optimistic view of the future that is very convincingly laid out. Read full review

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User Review  - jadelgador - LibraryThing

The exponential growth of knowledge and the fusion of different disciplines (nanotech, biotech, electronics, robotics)in the near future are the fundamental ideas. There is no need for a long argument to understand this facts. Read full review

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Wishfull thinking
Ray Kurzweil is with out doubt knows what he is talking about. This is a great read. Ray does think too highly of what society will use this technology for. He is a bit on the dreamer with wishful thinking.

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User Review  - Mooij009 - LibraryThing

Fascinating reading (on my ebook reader) Read full review


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