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Digital Rapture

The Singularity Anthology

Digital Rapture( )
Editor: Kelly, James Patrick
Kessel, John
Contribution by: Kurzweil, Ray
Stross, Charles
Vinge, Vernor
ISBN:978-1-61696-070-4
Publication Date:Jul 2012
Publisher:Tachyon Publications
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

When the Singularity arrives and computers possess superhuman intelligence, will there be an ecstatic merging of machine and mind--or an instantaneous techno-apocalypse? Will there be the enslavement of humanity or "the Rapture of the Nerds"? The post-human future is here in its wildest science-fictional imaginings and intriguing scientific speculations. This far-reaching anthology traces the path of the Singularity, an era when advances in technology will totally...
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Book Details
Pages:431
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.9 x 8.9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Ray Kurzweil was born on February 12, 1948. He was the principal developer of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, the first omni-font optical character recognition, the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, the first music synthesizer capable of recreating the grand piano and other orchestral instruments, and the first commercially marketed large-vocabulary speech recognition. He has received numerous awards including the MIT-Lemelson Prize and the National Medal of Technology. In 2002, he was inducted into the National Inventor's Hall of Fame. He has written several books including The Age of Spiritual Machines, The Age of Intelligent Machines, The Singularity Is Near, and How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed.

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