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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  - RalphLagana - LibraryThing

Kurzweil is not for everyone. He is clearly a brilliant individual who has the pedigree to make the claims he does about life in the future. If he is guilty of anything, it is getting too technical ... Read full review

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User Review  - jcopenha - LibraryThing

I think he has some good ideas in here. And I think he has some great expertise on the matters he discusses. I just don't think the book was balanced at all. I think the book could have been a lot more concise. Half way through the book the nanotechnology started sounding like magic fairy dust. Read full review

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User Review  - apinrise - LibraryThing

If this book convinced me of anything, it's that technology allowing for humans to transcend biology will in fact be available shortly. However, it I couldn't share Kurzweil's optimism that it will be ... Read full review

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User Review  - dmcolon - LibraryThing

The Singularity is Near is one of the few books I've ever read that literally freaked me out. I tend to take everything I read with a grain of salt, but I fell hook, line, and sinker for this book ... 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  - jefware - LibraryThing

A strong AI researcher looks forward to the day when human computing capacity is over taken by computers. Overly optimistic, he looks forward into what the world will be like 20, 40 and 60 years from now. Read full review

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User Review  - Clueless - LibraryThing

Ray Kurzweil’s The Singularity is Near I Stumbled upon this book after posting an article about Google (data) Clouds on some internet bulletin boards I frequent. While I believe it is rather arrogant ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mooij009 - LibraryThing

Fascinating reading (on my ebook reader) Read full review


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