25 August 2009

Where tech and philosophy collide

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Marvin Minsky
BBC News reports on the inaugural meeting of the London Futurist and Transhumanist Group.

“While futurism involves trying to predict how technology will evolve over time, transhumanism is concerned with how that technology will change the fundamental nature human beings and the way we live.”

The article also delves into the thinking of Ray Kurzweil and discusses the recently founded Singularity University.

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