The Singularity is Near

“The book 'The Singularity is Near' is a 2005 non-fiction book about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil" (Wikipedia, 2014, para. 1).

Raymond Kurzweil is an engineer, scientist, inventor, futurist, businessman, professor and writer that wrote one of the best books of futurism and projection of the future. He predicted many discoveries of our century using math and calculus. Kurzweil created a device that permit the blind read the texts in the 90s. He can predict the speed of the processing of the computers since the beginning until the future. The book “The Singularity is Near” show some of his predictions. In his book, Kurzweil believes that in the near future, machines and humans will be together. He said that in 2030 the technology would be able of transform the humanity in a way never imagined before. He believes that a person will be able to live forever with the help of machines and computers. The best thing of his books is that he can prove all that he said using math and calculus. In his books, have a lot of equations and calculus that he made.

Raymond Kurzweil made a documentary called “Transcendent Man” where he shows some of his theory and predictions. He makes frequently some videos with TED that you can see on YouTube.