RAY KURZWEIL ON HUMAN LIFE EXTENSION: AN INTRODUCTION by Paul Budding
Approx. 3,260 words.
Published on August 28, 2010.
Ray Kurzweil studies scientific technological trends in order to assess future technological developments. He points out that technological progress is accelerating. The most momentous aspect of this growth will equate to the progress made in vanquishing disease and ultimately death. The conclusion to this paper discusses whether the Singularity amounts to progressive science or Utopian society.