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newyorker:

  Scientist Gary Marcus

  Kurzweil suggests that his conclusions are   “inescapable” and that the principles he espouses can be used “to vastly extend the power of our own intelligence.”

  That would be big news. But does the book deliver?

 Continue reading.

Posted at 7:46am.

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    Rafer sez: More religious nonsense to build his cult, which will unfortunately outlive his non-uploaded self.
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    Good balancing challenge here….
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