Fun begins in 2029

Rolf Coppens
March 6th 2008


Famous technologist and futurist Ray Kurzweil states: it's going down by 2029, so be prepared to get digital on entirely new levels. According to Kurzweil, machines will have both the hardware and the software to achieve human level artificial intelligence by then. Kurzweil doesn't expect Arnold style robots to be hanging around but thinks of it on the nano scale, with interfaces to enhance our own physiology and intelligence.

Source: BBC News.

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Posted 26/01/2011 – 13:44

The basic assumption that Kurzweil is making is that technology develops exponentcially.
Without this premise nearly everything he says doesn't seem realistic, but if he is right, we can be happy about very cool decades we will experience.
Posted 08/03/2008 – 04:45

Very true inlogic. I'm still waiting for my jetpack!

Posted 08/03/2008 – 02:38

2029? lol let alone 2090...
According to Futurologists back in the 50's we would be hovering over our cities with our personal-flying-cars and we would've terraformed mars..

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