Monday, October 03, 2005

Inventor predicts the fusion of human and machines

Bring it on! I so want to be a cyborg!!

"'The Singularity' argues that technology is a continuation of the life-improvement process commonly called evolution. DNA created biological life forms. Biological life forms advanced over eons and developed Homo sapiens. Their big brains and opposing thumbs and forefingers made them adept toolmakers. Today their cutting-edge tools -- computers, software, gene-splicing techniques and nanotechnology -- are poised for integration with human biological systems to evolve a hybrid life form."

2 way-out views of technology's role in shaping the future / Inventor predicts the fusion of human and machines; author says let go of technological fixes for humans' sake:

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