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The Resource The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology, Ray Kurzweil

The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology, Ray Kurzweil

Label
The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology
Title
The singularity is near
Title remainder
when humans transcend biology
Statement of responsibility
Ray Kurzweil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A controversial scientific vision predicts a time in which humans and machines will merge and create a new form of non-biological intelligence, explaining how the occurrence will solve such issues as pollution, hunger, and aging
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurzweil, Ray
Dewey number
153.98
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP376
LC item number
.K85 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2005 M-234
  • WL 26.5
NLM item number
K96s 2005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Human evolution
  • Genetics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Robotics
  • Neural Networks (Computer)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biological Evolution
  • Nanotechnology
  • Cerveau
  • Homme
  • Génétique
  • Nanotechnologie
  • Robotique
  • Brain
  • Genetics
  • Human evolution
  • Nanotechnology
  • Robotics
  • Nanotechnologie
  • Wissenschaftlich-technischer Fortschritt
  • Gesellschaft
  • Entwicklung
  • Robotik
  • Rocks
  • Artificial intelligence
Label
The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology, Ray Kurzweil
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The six epochs -- A theory of technology evolution : the law of accelerating returns -- Achieving the computational capacity of the human brain -- Achieving the software of human intelligence : how to reverse engineer the human brain -- GNR : three overlapping revolutions -- The impact ... -- Ich bin ein singularitarian -- The deeply intertwined promise and peril of GNR -- Response to critics -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm57201348
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 652 pages
Isbn
9780670033843
Lccn
2004061231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57201348
  • (OCoLC)57201348
Label
The singularity is near : when humans transcend biology, Ray Kurzweil
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The six epochs -- A theory of technology evolution : the law of accelerating returns -- Achieving the computational capacity of the human brain -- Achieving the software of human intelligence : how to reverse engineer the human brain -- GNR : three overlapping revolutions -- The impact ... -- Ich bin ein singularitarian -- The deeply intertwined promise and peril of GNR -- Response to critics -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm57201348
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 652 pages
Isbn
9780670033843
Lccn
2004061231
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57201348
  • (OCoLC)57201348

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