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The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence

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Ray Kurzweil is the brains behind the Kurzweil Reading Machine (which helps Stevie Wonder "read" his mail), the Kurzweil synthesizer and the voice recognition program that appears on Windows 98. A decade ago, he predicted the emergence of the World Wide Web and that a computer would beat the world's chess champion. In this volume, rather than providing a list of predictions, he offers a framework for envisioning the 21st century in which one advance or invention leads inexorably to another. After establishing that ...

The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence 1999, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670882175

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