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Great long-read: God in the machine – my strange journey into transhumanism (Meghan O’Gieblyn)

I first read Ray Kurzweil’s book, The Age of Spiritual Machines, in 2006, a few years after I dropped out of Bible school and stopped believing in God. I was living alone in Chicago’s southern industrial sector and working nights as a cocktail waitress. I was not well. Beyond the people I worked with, I spoke to almost no one. I clocked out at three each morning, went to after-hours bars, and came home on the first train of the morning, my head pressed against the window so as to avoid the spectre of my reflection appearing and disappearing in the blackened glass…

 

via God in the machine: my strange journey into transhumanism | Technology | The Guardian

Good little Summary of Kurzweil’s key hypotheses: Google, Singularity University futurist Ray Kurzweil on the amazing future he sees — thanks to technology (Leia Parker)

Ray Kurzweil is a futurist, a director of engineering at Google and a co-founder of the Singularity University think tank at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. He is a nonfiction author and creator of several inventions.

Kurzweil met with the Silicon Valley Business Journal to discuss how technology’s exponential progress is rapidly reshaping our future through seismic shifts in information technology and computing power, energy, nanotechnology, robotics, health and longevity…

Source: Google, Singularity University futurist Ray Kurzweil on the amazing future he sees — thanks to technology – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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