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Don Tripp <[log in to unmask]>
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Technology Discussion at UVM <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 19 Jan 2006 13:00:06 -0500
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Looks like we are on track for Asimov's predictions :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Question

(excellent short story if you haven't read it)

-d


Steve Cavrak wrote:

> *Ray Kurzweil: IT Will Be Everything* 
...
> 2045 : The point of "singularity" is reached, when technical progress is 
> so fast that unenhanced human intelligence can't follow it/. One can no 
> longer distinguish between our biology and our technology.
> 
> 22nd century : Our intelligence, biological and nonbiological combined, 
> saturates the matter and eneregyh around us and begins to spread 
> throughout the unvierse.
...

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