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The Singularity is Nearer

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The noted inventor and futurist's successor to his landmark book The Singularity Is Near explores how technology will refashion the human race in the decades to come

Since it was first published in 2005, Ray Kurzweil's The Singularity Is Near and its vision of the future have been influential in spawning a worldwide movement with millions of followers, hun
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Expected publication: June 4th 2024 by Viking
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A wonderful dose of tech optimism. We are going through generational struggles in many dimensions, but Kurzweil does a great job of explaining the possible trend towards a better future in health, AI, environment and more. Will it all pan out exactly like he writes? Definitely not, but the accuracy here is more important that the precision. His writing style is also very digestible and light, despite some in-depth topics.
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Raymond Kurzweil is an inventor and futurist who has published books on health, artificial intelligence, transhumanism, and the technological singularity.

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