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Ray Kurzweil

Is a merger with machines nearer—or impossible?

As Robert J. Marks put it, Non-algorithmic things (things that cannot be calculated), “cannot be uploaded.” Human consciousness, little as we understand it, appears to be one of those non-algorithmic things. Read More ›

Intelligent design? Ray Kurzweil’s AI-driven Singularity would make the whole universe intelligent

If computers got that smart. Kurzweil’s critics believe that the superintelligent computers he needs can’t exist. If the critics are correct, we have misread the AI revolution. Read More ›