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The Age of Spiritual Machines: Part 7
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The Age of Spiritual Machines: Part 7

Law of Accelerating Returns (LAR) Moore’s Law is the inspiration for Kurzweil’s central thesis. Moore’s Law is a predictive methodology to guestimate the future of computing by this dude name Moore was was the CEO of Intel. Basically, he believed that the speed of innovation would increase at double the […]

The Age of Spiritual Machines: Part 6
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The Age of Spiritual Machines: Part 6

The central hypotheses of Kurzweil’s book: • He believes that computers with human-like intelligence will be affordable to average people (presumably 1st World citizens) within the next 2 decades. This is possible thanks to the Law of Accelerating Returns. • He believes that humanity and computers will become one unified […]