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Could we live forever? (Or at least centuries?) Kurzweil thinks so

Yesterday I wrote about Ray Kurzweil’s idea that humans and machines will eventually merge, at which point the human species will be transformed into something altogether different. I failed to mention that Kurzweil’s track record for prediction is impressive, especially … Continue reading

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Future watch: Want to fix a car? Consult your contact lenses

Michio Kaku is this generation’s Isaac Asimov. Like Asimov, Kaku is an accomplished scientist. He travels in elite circles of physicists, but he devotes a good part of his career to helping us non-scientists appreciate the principles and implications of … Continue reading

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